Tired of the legislative leadership selling out our kids and our schools to corporate profiteers? You aren’t alone! Last week, a group of Mississippi parents
School ratings for 2015 are out. See district ratings here and school ratings here. “Yep, just what we thought.” That’s the likely response to today’s ratings from Mississippi
Tomorrow, the Legislature will zip into Jackson to raid the Rainy Day Fund (RDF) again, using one-time-money to erase the remaining state budget deficit before Thursday’s year-end.
Politicians boast about providing “level funding” to schools, but that term is deceiving. All school districts are going into an ever-deeper budget hole, as flat state
This afternoon, Governor Bryant chose yet another huge tax break for big business over adequate funding for public schools, mental health, and other vital state services.
The legislatively-induced state budget chaos continues… Today, Lt. Governor Reeves and Speaker Gunn announced that the state budget they rammed through the Legislature in the
The Senate has adjourned the 2016 session; the House must return tomorrow to dispose of a motion to reconsider before it adjourns sine die. You
The K-12 budget bill, HB 1643, has been adopted. It provides level funding for the MAEP, under-funding public schools by $172-million. Other portions of the education budget
Legislators appear intent on making changes to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), the formula that determines the level of funding the state is required
This morning, the Senate voted 26-24 to send the charter school bill to Governor Bryant without any changes. Students in districts rated C, D, and