Gunn: Focus is on educational efficiency

Education reform may receive less attention from state lawmakers in 2014 than it did in 2013.

Speaking at Friday’s CREATE Foundation State of the Region meeting, Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn said he feels the primary educational focus next year will be on making sure taxpayer dollars are being invested well.

“We are going to work hard to measure the efficiency of your taxpayer dollars and put more money into the programs that work and shut down the programs that don’t,” he said at the BancorpSouth Conference Center.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal