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Southern Echo and MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable Submission to MDE on ESSA Plan

ESSA_900x500Southern Echo & The Delta Catalyst Roundtable submitted our comments and concerns to the Mississippi Department of Education on their Every Student Succeeds Act  Draft Plan. We completed the MDE ESSA Online Public Comment Survey. We would like to thank …

EdBuild First Impressions

school-funding 2On Monday, January 16, 2017, the CEO of EdBuild presented to the Mississippi Legislature its recommendations on how best to dismantle the current funding mechanisms for public education in the state. EdBuild’s full report on the current funding mechanisms and …

Second Meeting with EdBuild on Revamp of MAEP Scheduled!

IMG_0510In an effort to continue the open dialogue with the public regarding the Legislature’s examination of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula, Speaker Phillip Gunn and Lt. Governor Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday, November 14th, the second public meeting …

Echo and Roundtable Submit Proposed Changes to State Board of Edu. School District Report Card

Echo & Roundtable Proposed Changes Jackson, MS – On Sept. 22 the 10 organizations in the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable concluded that the Sept. 11, 2009 revised school district Report Card and Guidelines adopted by the MS State Board of Education failed to mandate sufficient …

“11/13/2009 to 11/15/2009” – South x Southwest Experiment Summit

On November 13-15, 2009, the South x Southwest Experiment will have a summit on building a model of accountable governance in Jackson, MS.