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Speaker Gunn, Lt. Gov. Reeves Announce Second Public Meeting with EdBuild

JACKSON, Miss.—In an effort to continue the open dialogue with the public regarding the Legislature’s examination of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula, Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves today announced the second public meeting with EdBuild, the nonprofit hired to look at and recommend suggestions for revamping the formula.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, November 17, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 113 of the Mississippi State Capitol. The meeting will last one hour. Education Committee leadership will facilitate the meeting.

The public is invited to attend this meeting and offer suggestions as to what they would like to see in a restructured formula.

Written comments will be accepted to share with EdBuild as they assist with the review. To make a three-minute comment at the meeting, either bring a written comment or e-mail [email protected] with Public Meeting in the subject line. Speaking sign-up sheets will be available at the meeting.

11/14/16