Month: November 2021

Give Today for a Better Tomorrow!

The legislative session that begins in a matter of weeks will be one of the most important in our history. Will legislators make big improvements to teacher pay, or will they, instead, vote to slash state revenue?  A well-organized effort to lift the voices of Mississippi voters could make all the difference. That takes resources.  …

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Reason for Hope

As we look toward the 2022 Legislative Session, there is reason to be hopeful. And there is reason to be vigilant! The Senate is pushing for a significant teacher pay raise, but the House tax shift plan threatens to derail it.  With your help, we can win the day for Mississippi teachers and children. That …

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So Much!

We have so many reasons to be thankful!  We are exceedingly thankful for the tireless teachers who, day in and day out, do whatever it takes to ensure that our children develop the skills they need to be successful – even when the world turns upside down. Our teachers’ jobs are exceptionally difficult and monumentally …

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Teachers and Parents: More Important Meetings This Week

Teachers and parents will want to take advantage of important meetings coming up this week… Thursday evening, Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar will be in Greenville to hear from educators about teacher pay. Teachers are strongly encouraged to attend and share their thoughts. This will be the fourth of five scheduled listening sessions.  Upcoming Teacher Listening …

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This Week: Important Meetings for Parents and Teachers

Tomorrow evening, Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar will host a meeting in Tupelo to hear from educators about teacher pay. Teachers are strongly encouraged to attend and share their thoughts. This will be the third of five scheduled listening sessions. Upcoming Teacher Listening Sessions Wednesday, Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m. – Tupelo (1st Congressional District)In person: Tupelo …

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Education Chairman Holding Listening Sessions With Teachers

Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar wants to hear from educators about teacher pay, so he has scheduled listening sessions in each of Mississippi’s four congressional districts. Teachers are strongly encouraged to attend and share their thoughts. Upcoming Teacher Listening Sessions Wednesday, Nov. 10, 5:30 p.m. – Tupelo (1st Congressional District)In person: Tupelo Public School District, 445 …

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Remember to VOTE Today

TODAY, Tuesday, Nov. 2, voters will go to the polls to replace retiring legislators in three Mississippi House and Senate districts and elect school board members in school districts across the state. Before you vote, be sure to check candidates’ positions on public schools, using our online Candidate Q&A. Candidate Q&A for Special Election in Senate Districts …

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As we look toward the 2022 Legislative Session, there is reason to be hopeful. And there is reason to be vigilant! The Senate is pushing for a significant teacher pay raise, but the House tax shift plan threatens to derail it.

With your help, we can win the day for Mississippi teachers and children. That takes resources. Your gift of $10, $25, $100, or more can ensure that we have a well-informed, well-organized network of Mississippi public school parents and teachers and that their voices reach decision-makers at the Capitol. #GivingTuesday

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