HB 957: BEWARE of the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018
House Bill 957-Filed by: Rep. Philip Gunn [R] & Rep. Greg Snowden [R] (Appropriations)
Stated plainly in Representative Gunn’s own words: ““If our workforce is well educated and trained, we’re going to prosper,” “If it’s not, we won’t.” Under House Bill 957, public education students will not prosper! House Bill 957 is a complete and dangerous rework of MAEP, that takes its cues from last years attempted rewrite through “EdBuild”. However, HB 957 is much more restrictive/punitive in both its funding formula and its severe impact on lower tax based districts…….
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