Quality Education For All Mississippi Children

Nearly two decades ago, your state legislators promised to provide each child in our state with an adequate education. To date, they have failed on that promise. Our state legislators have a responsibility to fully fund education for our children in grades K-12.

It’s time to act now by passing Initiative 42.

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How Legislators Failed Our Children and Our Schools.

A majority of the Mississippi House and Senate voted for a political dirty trick on Jan. 13 and 14 – an alternative to go on the November ballot with our Initiative 42, which nearly 200,000 of you signed for change. Check our votes lists and let your legislators know that you appreciate their “No” votes for a one-issue ballot or that you are not pleased that they voted “Yea” for the dirty trick.

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Quality Education For All Mississippi Children

Nearly two decades ago, your state legislators promised to provide each child in our state with an adequate education. To date, they have failed on that promise. Our state legislators have a responsibility to fully fund education for our children in grades K-12.

It’s time to act now by passing Initiative 42.

Read More

How Legislators Failed Our Children and Our Schools.

A majority of the Mississippi House and Senate voted for a political dirty trick on Jan. 13 and 14 – an alternative to go on the November ballot with our Initiative 42, which nearly 200,000 of you signed for change. Check our votes lists and let your legislators know that you appreciate their “No” votes for a one-issue ballot or that you are not pleased that they voted “Yea” for the dirty trick.

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Better Schools, Better JobsThursday, January 29th, 2015 at 3:12pm
We've been asking Superintendents what they could do if they had full funding from the Legislature. Here's what Monroe County Superintendent Scott Cantrell had to say:
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Better Schools, Better JobsWednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 5:18pm
"There is no 'alternative.' Lawmakers will either adequately fund public education or they won’t. They will either make education a priority or they won’t. Schools will either have the resources they need to prepare children, or they won’t. Children will either have an opportunity to...
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Better Schools, Better JobsWednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 4:40pm
Asking all our teachers to contact Sen. Longwitz about this HB 449 - the "silencer" bill to shut up your free speech, guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.
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