EdBuild

Reformulating the education fund

The Mississippi House intends to recommend a new education funding formula that would require the state to spend $107 million more than it is spending this year to aid K-12 schools. The legislature has fully funded the current education formula…

Edbuild Recommendation Analysis

An associated press analysis finds nearly 80 percent of Mississippi School Districts would get more state money under Edbuild's school funding recommendations. The AP also reports the suggested formula would increase state spending by 75 million dollars overall and raise…

Edbuild Presents Funding Recommendations Jackson

Private firm Edbuild has concluded their analysis of the Mississippi Public School System and will give their funding recommendations to state lawmakers today Edbuild was hired over the summer to examine the Mississippi Adequate Education Program and see how it…

Fed up with 50th in Jackson Today

Prior to Edbuild's presentation, the grassroots group "Fed up with 50th" will hold a press conference at the state capitol. The group pushing for full funding of the current MAEP Formula will express concern that the process of replacing the…

Edbuild To Present Recommendations Monday

Private firm Edbuild has concluded their analysis of the Mississippi public school system and will give their funding recommendations to state lawmakers on Monday. Edbuild was hired over the summer to examine the Mississippi Adequate Education Program and see how…

Gov. Bryant on MAEP Formula

Governor Phil Bryant says it's time to update Mississippi’s School Funding Formula saying the current "Mississippi Adequate Education Program" is outdated. Bryant made the remarks at an event Thursday saying the current formula is a "1992 model"....arguing the state wouldn't…

Edbuild On Coast Today

Members of Edbuild toured Ocean Springs Upper Elementary School earlier this morning. The education consultants were hired to examine Mississippi’s School Funding Formula. Ed-build is working to give the legislature recommendations to re-structure the formula to best serve Mississippi students.…

Edbuild Contract will be Made Public

Mississippi’s legislative leaders have announced they will post their contract with Edbuild to the Transparency Mississippi website. This comes after state Attorney General Jim Hood wrote a letter to state leaders saying law required them to and after heavy backlash…

School Funding Public Hearing Jackson, MS

For at least one hour Thursday afternoon, people will be able to orally address lawmakers about possible changes to Mississippi’s method of funding public schools. Speaker of the house Philip Gunn and lt. Governor Tate Reeves made the announcement yesterday.…