Senate Bill 2556: Technical Changes to Early Learning Collaborative Act

Committee Education Author Chuck Younger, Lydia Graves Chassaniol, John Polk, Kevin Blackwell, Dean Kirby Session 2024 Session Latest Action On April 17, the Governor signed SB 2556 into law. Explanation of the Bill This bill has a companion bill, HB 1042, in the Senate. Senate Bill 2556 adds language to the Early Learning Collaborative Act…

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Senate Bill 2556: Technical Changes to Early Learning Collaborative Act

Senate Bill 2246: Technical Updates to MAEP

Committee Education Author Dennis DeBar Session 2024 Session Latest Action On April 15, the Governor signed SB 2246 into law. Explanation of the Bill This bill has a companion bill, HB 1670, in the House. The Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) is designed to provide 100% of the average salary for each approved teacher unit…

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Senate Bill 2246: Technical Updates to MAEP

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 The House and Senate failed to file a conference report for HB 1683 by the April 29 deadline, causing this bill to die in conference. Explanation of the Bill The strike-all amendment for House Bill 1683 passed by the Senate Education Committee includes the same…

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House Bill 1683: Amendments to Charter School Act of 2013