Mississippi Senate passes its plan for teacher pay raises

March 6, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) –Teacher pay raise proposals gained momentum Wednesday at the Mississippi Capitol. Senators unanimously passed a plan that would give teachers an additional $1,500 this July 1 and […]

Bloated school payrolls, other woes fuel talk in Mississippi Legislature of district mergers

January 29, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Reports of decrepit buildings, illiterate high school students and bloated employee rolls could fuel another round of school district consolidation by the Mississippi Legislature. Bob Strebeck, […]