Mississippi Senate pushes for fully funding public schools

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Senate leaders are pushing to rewrite the state’s education budget formula.The Mississippi Adequate Education Program has only fully funded public schools twice since it was put into law in 1997.Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann and Senate Education Committee Chairman... Read More.


Adoption Program Gets Funding Boost

A program aimed at finding permanent homes for children in foster care is being expanded in Mississippi.  The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is giving the Department of Child Protection Services $1.7 million to pay for ten professionals whose fulltime job is arranging adoptions. ... Read More.