Education supes air concerns over MAEP for 2017 legislative session

Republican leaders want to rewrite the state’s education funding formula to put more money into the classroom and less into administrative expenses, but that has local superintendents concerned.

Thriving in ambiguity is what the superintendents are hoping to achieve given the possibility the funding formula will be revamped during the 2017 legislative session.

Both city and county school officials are hoping the Legislature gives a timely notice should the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula be changed before school districts begin their budgeting processes.

Neshoba Democrat