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Student Centered Funding - A Pilot Program Announced by USDE
The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced a new pilot to afford local educational agencies (LEAs) flexibility to create equitable, student-centered funding systems.The Department first accepted applications in March and will accept a second round of applications by July 15, 2018. Please note that the Department recently updated the application, which is available by clicking here.To support LEAs interested in applying this summer, the Department is hosting a series of two webinars, each of which will be repeated.
- The first webinars focus on describing how student-centered funding systems function and how to complete the application. These will take place on Wednesday, May 30 from 2 to 3:30 PM Eastern Time and Thursday, May 31 from 12:30 to 2 PM ET.
- The second webinars will go into more detail about the requirements of the pilot, provide plenty of time for Q&A, and address lessons learned during the spring 2018 submission cycle. These will take place on Wednesday, June 20 from 2 to 3:30 PM ET and Thursday, June 21 from 12 to 1:30 PM ET.
Click here to access the webinars.
"Mississippi districts need leaders equipped with the tactics, focus and energy to break the cycle of failure and dramatically increase outcomes for students. The Rensselaerville Institute is a proven partner who can help – guaranteed." Check out their link & others under our resource tab!
Breakfast in the Classroom:
- Read Mississippi School Breakfast Report HERE!
- Click here for PRESS RELEASE FROM FEBRUARY 2017
- Click here to read About the School Breakfast Scorecard in full.
To Learn About School Breakfast: Making it Work in Large School Districts, click here
Click here to learn more at Breakfast in the Classroom website.
- Click here for the NASSP and FRAC Administrators Tool Kit
Click here to read State Auditor Stacey Pickering's letter regarding FY2019 MAEP preliminary estimate.
MASA Opposes Cuts to Healthcare/Medicaid. Click here to read letter to Cochran.
Attorney General Issues Opinion on HB 1106. Click here for opinion.