Tag Archives: Alice Johnson

Senate committee examines full-service community schools, equity, increased funding, concurrent enrollment

The first deadline of this 2016 legislative session was last Friday. All policy bills needed to have a hearing in their house of origin in order to be considered for advancement. With the policy bills completed, we now move toward … Continue reading

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First day of 2016 session — bills for education funding, special board elections introduced

Today was the beginning of the much-anticipated 2016 legislative session. The House released a number of pre-filed bills earlier this year and the Senate released 185 bills today. MSBA members have been gearing up for the session throughout February with … Continue reading

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MSBA at the Capitol — Tell your senator to support basic education funding increase

MSBA’s highest legislative priority in 2015 is a $300 per year per pupil increase on the basic education funding formula. Sen. John Hoffman introduced an MSBA-sponsored bill (SF163) that reflects this priority. This bill is really important because it is the basic funding formula … Continue reading

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