Musgrove Makes Announcement on MAEP Today
JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) — Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove has two press conferences on the agenda for Thursday to address the topic of fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
His press conferences are scheduled for both Jackson and Hattiesburg.
The Adequate Education Program provides the state’s funding for local school districts. Since 2008, the program has underfunded approximately $1.5 billion.
Musgrove states that under a law signed by former Gov. Haley Barbour, the program mandates the yearly full funding of the Adequate Education Program.
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