A Big Opportunity

You have the power to change the course of a child’s life. Time and again, your voice has made the difference, protecting our schools from profit-driven privatizers, enabling a good start for young children through state-funded pre-k, supporting teachers with better pay, and securing additional funding that provides advanced courses, improved technology, and stronger supports […]

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AG Opinion on Teachers’ Rights

Teachers can and should be involved in political activities! Mississippi’s Attorney General has issued a number of opinions stating that “school employees may voluntarily participate in political activities as long as their participation in such activities is limited to the hours when they are not involved in their work-related duties.” Specifically, educators may:• volunteer to

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Reduction in State Testing Proposed, Reading Help for 3rd Graders Offered

The Mississippi Board of Education has proposed eliminating the state U.S. History exam currently required of Mississippi high school students. Read more here. The public is asked to offer comments to assist the Board in making its final decision. Comments on the proposal are due no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019,

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Two Important Things

Public schools could see full funding in the near future! But only if you demand it when you cast your vote on November 5. Remember our fight to defeat the revamp of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP)? The one that would have DECREASED the school funding called for in state law by almost $200-million

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Moving in the Right Direction

THANK YOU for showing up at the polls and casting your votes for candidates who support public schools! On Tuesday, seven more incumbent legislators lost their seats, bringing the total to 12 incumbent losses in the 2019 Primary Election. With only two exceptions, the incumbents who lost their elections had poor education voting records, and they

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TODAY – We Need Your VOTE

Today is a watershed moment for our public schools. We need your vote! A strong turnout of public education voters is THE KEY to winning the day for public school children. We need for every single public education supporter to go to the polls and vote for candidates who support our public schools. Registered voters

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