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HB 1349/ SB 2177: Make it easier for students to move between public schools

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 1349, sponsored by Rep. Jansen Owen and Senate Bill 2177,…

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HB 879: Issue teacher supply cards to teachers by August 1

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 879, sponsored by Rep. Richard Bennett, would require procurement cards…

Education

HB 489: Run payroll for teachers twice a month

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 489, sponsored by Rep. Steve Hopkins, would require school districts…

Education

HB 795: Equal Access to Education Act

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 795, sponsored by Rep. Rob Robertson, would create new digital…

Education, Work

Mississippi legislature: Week 3 recap

by Brett Kittredge

The legislature continued their work as lawmakers deal with early deadlines. This…

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Mississippi School Bus Tour to Celebrate School Choice Week

by Empower Mississippi

A School Choice Roadshow celebrating National School Choice Week will highlight five…

Education, Work

Teachers would benefit from income tax elimination

by Russ Latino

On the morning after the Mississippi House of Representatives passed both a…

Education, Work

Mississippi legislature: Week 2 recap

by Brett Kittredge

The legislature kicked off this session with a number of big-ticket items…

Education

HB 498: Tim Tebow Act

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 498, sponsored by Rep. Randy Boyd, would allow homeschool students…

Education

Teacher pay front of mind for legislature

by Russ Latino

For a number of years, teacher pay has been at the forefront…

Education

Mississippi families deserve better than a charter-light charter school law

by Matt Ladner

The American film classic Jurassic Park includes a scene in which Jeff…

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Mississippi legislature gavels in

by Russ Latino

In any given year, the Mississippi Legislature faces a couple of thorny…