Month: September 2021

Teacher Compensation Hearing Provides Food for Thought

The testimony at today’s Senate hearing on teacher pay provided legislators lots to think about as they consider how to adjust state law – including teacher compensation levels – to better recruit and retain teachers in Mississippi. You can watch the recording of the hearing at your convenience. Here are some takeaways from today:• Mississippi’s starting …

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Teacher Compensation Hearing TOMORROW

The Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing on teacher compensation tomorrow, Wednesday, September 15, at 10:15 a.m.  You may attend the meeting in person in Room 216 of the State Capitol. A livestream of the hearing will be available to watch real time, or you can watch the recording later at your convenience.   The committee will hear …

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Teacher Pay Comments Due September 8

If you haven’t done so already, please email your comments about improving Mississippi teacher salaries to the Senate Education Committee by tomorrow’s 4:00 deadline. This is your opportunity to make your voice heard on this important issue. I have submitted my own written comments on behalf of The Parents’ Campaign. Comments should be emailed to …

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Your Chance to be Heard on Teacher Pay

The Senate Education Committee will meet at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, to hear from experts about Mississippi’s teacher compensation, with a goal of making our state’s teacher pay competitive across the Southeast. Though the committee cannot safely accommodate all of us for public testimony at the hearing, they do want to hear …

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Speaker Gunn's proposed income tax elimination jeopardizes teacher pay raises and school funding far into the future.

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