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July 20, 2015

Judge Rules Against Mississippi Districts in School Funding Lawsuit

The 21 districts, represented by former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, had argued that the state funding formula had deprived them of $240 million over the last six years. They plan to appeal.

July 20, 2015

Judge Rules Against Miss. Districts in K-12 Money Lawsuit as Ballot Duel Looms

A lawsuit and two opposing ballot initiatives over school spending in Mississippi promise to create a complicated picture for K-12 spending in the state.

July 15, 2015

A Decade After Katrina, Children Remain Vulnerable in Disaster Response

A report by Save the Children finds that most of the recommendations made after Hurricane Katrina to protect children in disasters have not been followed.

June 08, 2015

Funding for High-Poverty Districts Falls Short, New Reports Contend

Studies released by the Education Law Center and the Leadership Conference Education Fund argue that deficits in school funding and resources have shortchanged students in many of the nation's urban and rural districts.

May 07, 2015

Can a Harlem Reform Model Work in Rural Mississippi?

The rural Promise Neighborhood has served more than 4,300 residents in the past few years but is struggling to become sustainable in a rural community.

April 24, 2015

Mississippi Veto Shows States' Diverse Political Responses to Common Core

In vetoing a review, Gov. Phil Bryant said he could not let it "become law under the guise that it would lead to the demise of common core."

April 22, 2015

Bills to Repeal Common Core Hit Roadblocks; Will Reviews Satisfy Foes?

Common-core-repeal bills are failing widely in state legislatures this year, but will bills to review the standards fare any better?

April 17, 2015

Mississippi Passes New School Choice Program for Students with Special Needs

The parents of 500 Mississippi special needs students will receive $6,500 to pay for their children's education, including therapy, tutors and even private school tuition.

April 17, 2015

Mississippi Third State to Give Parents of Special Needs Students Scholarships

The parents of 500 Mississippi special needs students will receive $6,500 to pay for their children's education, including therapy, tutors and even private school tuition.

February 09, 2015

Mississippi Education Budget Proposal Still $256 Million Short

Mississippi's Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves announced a plan last week that would raise K-12 state spending by $110 million over last year, but would not fully fund the public schools in the state.

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