Free Medical, Behavioral Telehealth Services for Public School Students This Summer
If your student needs minor medical care or behavioral health services during the summer months, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and the Mississippi
Mississippi’s AG on Wrong Side, State’s Obligation is to Public Schools
The Mississippi Constitution is clear: our obligation as a state is to PUBLIC schools open to all, not private schools open only to a few.
They are making a difference!
A long-time member of The Parents’ Campaign, Shelley Tingle has played an integral role in numerous victories for public schools. Whether she’s recruiting new members
Thank You Teachers!
Teachers and assistants, we VALUE YOU and deeply appreciate the WORK YOU DO in Mississippi’s public school classrooms every day!
Ruling Threatens Health and Safety of Mississippi Children and Teachers
In an astonishing move last week, a federal judge nullified a Mississippi Supreme Court ruling and a long-standing Mississippi law that prioritizes the health and
Wow! Look What You Did!
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to our tireless members for calling, texting, emailing, and meeting with your legislators again and again and again –
School Funding Bill Adopted, Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
Late yesterday, the House and Senate passed a PreK-12 funding bill that increases the public school appropriation by $117-million over the current year. The agreement leaves
The House and Senate have dealt with the majority of legislation and expect to complete their work and adjourn the session tomorrow. The House adjourned
Legislature Misses Deadline for Funding Schools
Apparently, legislators aren’t hearing us. Let’s say it a little louder… You have 4 billion of our dollars in your bank account. We want our
School Funding on Roller Coaster Ride – More Calls Needed!
With an extra $1-billion to spend, the willingness – or unwillingness – of legislators to invest fully in our children’s futures will tell us where
The Time is Now
Mississippians love their public schools! We expect the legislators we send to Jackson to support each and every public school, in every county across our
Positive Signs on School Funding, Deadline Looms
The next four days are critical. By Monday, we should know whether our legislators, with piles of our tax dollars already in the bank and
Getting Close – Keep Calling!
Legislators have less than a week to make good on their promise to our children. For years, they have told us they would fully fund our
Warning – A Legislative Trick That Costs Schools Big-time
It has become routine for the Legislature to intentionally lowball the coming year’s revenue estimate, then claim they don’t have enough money to fully fund
Call the Capitol Today! Hundreds of Calls Needed
TODAY, public education supporters across Mississippi will lift our voices to send the message that we want our public schools fully funded. Your call is
Tomorrow is Critical for MAEP Full Funding
TOMORROW, public education supporters across Mississippi will lift our voices to send the message that we want our public schools fully funded. Your call tomorrow
Senate Passes Bill Fully Funding the Adjusted MAEP
Today, the Senate passed unanimously (see vote) the preK-12 appropriation bill, fully funding the adjusted MAEP formula and increasing funding to public schools by $181.1-million.
Senate Committee Chairs Unveil Plan to Fully Fund MAEP
In a joint meeting of the Senate Education and Appropriations Committees, Chairmen DeBar and Hopson unveiled a Senate proposal to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate
Watch Livestream of Important Senate Committee Meeting
The Senate Education and Appropriations Committees will hold an important joint meeting this afternoon where they are expected to discuss a plan to fully fund
Aberdeen Elementary School Wins Our $1,000 Prize!
The winning public school in our February promotion is Aberdeen Elementary in the Aberdeen School District! The prize is $1,000 paid directly to the school, courtesy
Chairman DeBar: Goal is to Fully Fund MAEP This Year
Senate Education Chair Dennis DeBar today told the Senate Education Committee he hopes to fully fund the MAEP this year, terrific news for our public