Content Tagged 'funding'

Initiative 42 Fails at the Polls
After months of heated debate, the public has voted “no” to Initiative 42. Video Video
Lawmakers Become Principals for a Day
Today legislators stepped away from their work desks and sat amongst students to see firsthand what goes on in our schools. Video Video
Potential Changes to MAEP Formula
What happens if Initiative 42 passes and the state is required to fully fund MAEP? Video Video
Education Funding
The Mississippi Adequate Education Program has been fully funded twice, outraging education advocates who believe schools are underfunded in our state. Video Video
Building Blocks of Pre-K Funding: Part I
Education funding is a big topic in the legislature this year, and while most funding is going towards k - 12, more people are advocating for early childhood education funding. Video Video
Local Group, Fed Up with 50th, Advocates for Education Funding
Mississippi is generally last on many lists and unfortunately, education is one of them. Video Video
Biloxi Needs Extra $1 Million to Complete Stadium on Time
City attorney, Gina Tompkins, told the Biloxi City Council that Biloxi does not have that money. Video Video
Fed Up with 50th Pushes for Funding of MAEP
One local grass roots effort called Fed Up with 50th is calling for the state legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (M.A.E.P.) Video Video
Building Blocks of Pre-K Funding: Part II
While Mississippi only provides enough funding to place about 1,800 students into pre-k classrooms, privately funded programs on the Coast ensure more children are being reached. Video Video
Gulfport Seeks Help from State to Build Downtown Aquarium
This week, the House approved a $1 million fund to go toward building an aquarium in downtown Gulfport. Video Video
Gulf Coast CVB Aims to Expand Tourism on the Coast
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau (C.V.B.) is currently underfunded and trying to expand its efforts from primarily Harrison County to both Hancock and Jackson Counties. Video Video
Lt. Gov. Reeves Proposes $110 Million Boost to K-12 Education Funding
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday his support for increasing funding for K-12 public schools by $110 million, which would bring total education funding to top $3.5 billion in Fiscal Year 2016.
Bryant Wants More Funding Towards Community College Education
During his State of the State Address Wednesday, Governor Phil Bryant expressed the need for more funds for education. Video Video
Local Community College Students React to State of the State
During his State of the State Address Wednesday, Governor Phil Bryant expressed the need for more funds towards education. Video Video
M.D.O.T. Hopes for Funding from State Legislature
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) hopes the state legislature takes up plans to continue funding their road projects. Video Video
Coast Head Starts Program Faces Losing Funding
The program is facing losing its funding due to several reports of child abuse at its Isaiah Fredricks and Nichols locations. Video Video
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