Secret MAEP Revamp to be Unveiled?
Legislators have been told that MAEP revamp numbers are coming this week, according to sources in the House and Senate. Some say that only “select legislators” will
Press Coverage of Rally for Public Education Funding
The Clarion-Ledger: Hundreds rally for voice in ed funding rewrite Mississippi Today: Public school backers demand ‘Seat at the Table’ Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal: Northeast Mississippians
What a day! Hundreds of Mississippi parents, students, and educators crowded into the Capitol today to rally in support of public schools. Congratulations to rally organizers
See You Tomorrow
Tomorrow is RALLY DAY! We hope you will come. This rally is a chance to make it crystal clear to our Legislature that public education is our
MAEP and a Rally at the Capitol
You folks have been terrific! A big thank you to all who have called, texted, and emailed about Thursday’s education funding rally. It is shaping
RALLY for PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING
Mississippians, frustrated with the secrecy surrounding the MAEP rewrite, are organizing an education funding rally at the Capitol: “Seat at the Table” Community Rally in Support
School Funding Rally March 16
Reserve a Seat on a Charter Bus to Jackson A rally for public school funding is being held at the Capitol in Jackson next Thursday,
RALLY for PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING
MS State Capitol, 2nd Floor Rotunda . 400 High Street, Jackson . March 16, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy Your Day at the Capitol Lunch Options: Food trucks on
News on Vouchers and School Funding
The Senate passed HB 1046, the voucher bill, this evening on a vote of 30-19. See your senator’s vote here. The bill was amended to include a reverse repealer,
Vouchers Still a Threat – Keep Calling!
No matter how many times you’ve already called your senator about HB 1046, please call again! The Senate has adjourned for the weekend without taking the
RED ALERT: Voucher Bill Headed to Senate Floor – Please Call!
HB 1046 has passed the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the floor. A strike-all amendment has turned the bill into a dangerous voucher bill that threatens local
RED ALERT: Calls Needed Immediately!
A Senate strike-all amendment could make HB 1046 the most alarming bill we’ve seen this year. Here’s why: • Drains school budgets – takes MAEP money away from your school’s
RED ALERT: Vouchers Resurrected
The Senate Education Committee has amended a dyslexia bill to insert voucher language similar to what you helped kill on the House side. The Senate version of HB
Three Cheers for the Mississippi Legislature!
Three cheers for the Mississippi Legislature – all voucher bills are DEAD! Due to lack of support, the bills never came up for a vote. Please
No Action on Vouchers; Governor Cuts Budgets, Including MAEP
Neither the House nor the Senate took up a voucher bill in committee today. While that is a very good sign, we won’t be entirely
Voucher Bills in House & Senate
Three voucher bills await action in the Senate Finance Committee, which is scheduled to meet tomorrow afternoon. Please ask the committee members to vote NO on SB
Curious Turn on MAEP, More Vouchers to Fight
Yesterday, Speaker Gunn told Capitol reporters that the House would hold the MAEP appropriation for FY2018 (next school year) until they take up the rewrite
Legislators Score a Win for Our Children
Legislators heard you, and they responded! Every single education bill that we asked legislators to oppose is dead. They all died on today’s deadline without a vote
MAEP Revamp Bill Coming; Legislators, Public Kept in Dark
The Mississippi Business Journal reports that legislators will be asked in the next two days to vote on bills that strike the MAEP from state law and replace it
Harmful Education Bills Await Votes
Thank you for all the calls you have made to your legislators about education bills that threaten our children’s public schools. Please keep those calls
Broad Voucher Bill on House Calendar
A voucher bill now on the House calendar would allow thousands of students to take MAEP dollars to private schools. Please ask your representative to vote no