Possible Change for Charter School Funding in Mississippi

A legislative watchdog agency suggests Mississippi should change how it funds its charter school board.
The Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review says lawmakers should consider funding the Charter School Authorizer Board through regular appropriations.
The board is meant to pay for itself by collecting three percent of state and local money that goes to each charter school. With so few charter schools so far, lawmakers have subsidized the startup.

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