Archive for MAEP

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 …

Southern Echo Releases a New Map Showing MAEP underfunding FY 2015, 6-year underfunding FY 2010-2015; 2014-15 District Grades WITHOUT WAIVER

MAEP UNDERFUNDING MAP November 6, 2014, Jackson, MS – Today, Southern Echo released a new MAP which illustrates:

A. the cumulative millions of dollars each district has lost due to systematic underfunding of the MS Adequate Education Program (MAEP) by the legislature in …

Reading Literacy: A Fundamental Right Too Long Denied in Mississippi

Comer Workshop Southern Echo releases a new Brown Paper on the 2013 Mississippi Literacy-Based Promotion Act. The paper contains both a brief historical analysis of where we have been, where we are, and where we need to go, and a detailed provision-by-provision …

MS Charter School Authorization Board Meets Without Authority to Act

2013 DSC Week of Action

New MS Charter School Authorization Board meets, Nominees not ratified, Board without authority to proceed

On Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 the new MS Charter School Authorizer Board, created by House Bill 369 during the 2013 legislative session, held its …

MS Dept. of Education releases data to show school district losses under Gov. Barbour’s 5% cut

Jackson, MS – Sept. 9 the MS Dept. of Education released two tables with data by school district to show how many MS Adequate Education Program (MAEP) and Education Enhancement Fund (EEF) dollars each school district will lose as a …