House Bill 1702: Critical Shortage Stipend

Committee Education; Appropriations Author Kent McCarty Session 2024 Session Latest Action The House Education and Appropriations A Committees failed to vote on HB 1702 by the March 5 deadline, causing the bill to die in committee. Explanation of the Bill House Bill 1702 would provide a $2,000 salary supplement to licensed teachers in districts designated…

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House Bill 1702: Critical Shortage Stipend

House Bill 1694: Insurance Premiums for State Employees with Dependents

Committee Insurance; Appropriations A Author Kent McCarty Session 2024 Session Latest Action The House Insurance and Appropriations A Committees failed to vote on HB 1694 by the March 5 deadline, causing the bill to die in committee. Explanation of the Bill House Bill 1694 would reduce premium contributions for eligible dependents by 50% on the…

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House Bill 1694: Insurance Premiums for State Employees with Dependents

Senate Bill 2889: Expand the ELC Tax Credit to Three-Year-Old Programs

Committee Education; Finance Author Nicole Boyd Session 2024 Session Latest Action On March 27, SB 2889 died in committee. Explanation of the Bill Early Learning Collaboratives (ELCs) are high-quality, state-funded pre-K programs for four-year-olds that must have at least two partners, one school district and one Head Start, but may also have private or parochial…

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Senate Bill 2889: Expand the ELC Tax Credit to Three-Year-Old Programs

House Bill 1683: Amendments to Charter School Act of 2013

Committee Education Author Jansen Owen Session 2024 Session Latest Action On April 9, the Senate passed HB 1683 as amended by the Senate Education Committee. The bill awaits concurrence by the House. Explanation of the Bill The strike-all amendment for House Bill 1683 passed by the Senate Education Committee includes the same language as Senate…

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House Bill 1683: Amendments to Charter School Act of 2013

House Bill 1672: Winter-Reed Teacher Load Repayment Program Expansion

Committee Education; Appropriations Author Kent McCarty Session 2024 Session Latest Action The House Appropriations A Committee failed to vote on HB 1672 by the March 5 deadline, causing the bill to die in committee. Explanation of the Bill House Bill 1672 would expand eligibility for the Winter-Reed Teacher Loan Repayment Program to include teachers regardless…

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House Bill 1672: Winter-Reed Teacher Load Repayment Program Expansion

House Bill 1670: Technical Updates to MAEP

Committee Education Author Kent McCarty Session 2024 Session Latest Action On April 2, the Senate Education Committee failed to vote on HB 1670, causing the bill to die in committee. Explanation of the Bill This bill has a companion bill, SB 2246, in the Senate. The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) is designed to provide…

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House Bill 1670: Technical Updates to MAEP