Month: August 2022

Lawsuit Challenges Public Funds Going to Private Schools

Yesterday, Judge Crystal Wise Martin heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Mississippi Legislature’s appropriation of $10-million to private schools through an infrastructure grant program. A ruling in the lawsuit, brought by Parents for Public Schools, can be expected “sooner rather than later,” according to Judge Martin.  The Mississippi Constitution prohibits any appropriation of public funds …

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Extraordinary Teachers, Backed by Pandemic Funding, Push Student Learning to New Highs

Following two years of unprecedented pandemic-related disruptions and nationwide learning losses for students, Mississippi’s public school teachers rolled up their sleeves and went to work to ensure that our children’s futures would not suffer. School districts took advantage of COVID-19 relief funds to offer extended learning days, tutorial services, summer reading camps, and other intensive …

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He’s the Real Deal!

When it comes to supporting public schools, Solomon Barnett is the real deal! A resident of Heidelberg, Solomon knows that strong public schools are the backbone of our communities, and he is doing his part to ensure that his community and his public schools remain strong. That’s why we’ve named Solomon Barnett The Parents’ Campaign’s Member …

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