Archive for MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable

Current MAEP Funding Formula is an Equitable Solution for Public Education:

Check-BoxBy looking back to the original intent of MAEP, we find that in 2002-03 the proposed base funding amount was $3,804. That amount is not far from the contemplated wholesale reform  amount of base costs of $4,800 under HB 957. …

Southern Echo Releases New Analysis for 2018 Legislative Session



The 2018 MS Legislative Session has begun and we are confronted with the remnants of last year’s session. Specifically, we are moving into 2018 with the uneasy feeling that MAEP has remained on the table along with: alternative …

Echo Releases First of Maps on Newly Released MS School Data

2010 Mott Proposal

Southern Echo is releasing the first in a series of maps that makes visually accessible the complex 2011 data approved by the State Board of Education on Friday, September 16, 2011 regarding School District Accountability Rankings, Quality Distribution Index scores, …

Echo and Roundtable Host Workshop on Alternative Schools, Detention Centers, & the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

On Tuesday, May 17, 2011, Southern Echo and the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable hosted approximately fifty participants for a workshop on alternative schools, youth court and detention centers, and the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative.

Southern Echo and Catalyst Roundtable to hold convening on school consolidation at MS Valley State University October 14, 2010

Southern Echo, Inc. and the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable will hold a convening at MS Valley State University of approximately 500 parents, students, educators and public officials from more than 40 school districts to analyze and assess the research-based data that demonstrates the proposed public school consolidation strategies of MS Governor Haley Barbour are not an appropriate approach to or solution for the problems facing Mississippi school districts.