Mississippi

August 25, 2015

Mississippi Supreme Court Puts Legislature’s Version of Initiative Back on the Ballot

Last summer, a Mississippi advocacy group, 42 For Better Schools, succeeded in getting enough signatures to place on the November ballot an initiative that will ask voters “[s]hould […]
July 21, 2015

Mississippi Not Obligated To Fully Fund Education, Judge Rules

Mississippi legislators are not obligated to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) , a 1997 formula that determines funding levels for all school districts. […]
April 15, 2015

Mississippi Mother Vindicated in Challenge to Legislative Ballot Initiative

Last summer, a Mississippi advocacy group, 42 For Better Schools succeeded in getting enough signatures to place on the November ballot an initiative that will ask […]
September 8, 2014

Mississippi School Districts Sue State For Funding Shortfall

Claiming that state lawmakers have underfunded education by $1.5 billion since 2009, 14  Mississippi school districts sued the state last week. A former governor, Ronnie Musgrove, […]