Mississippi Center for Public Policy

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


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MCPP Launches School Spending Website

Now you can see where your school district spends your money. See how their priorities have changed over time, and see how spending relates to student success...

Education Savings Accounts Now Available

The newly created Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program is now accepting applications from parents of special needs students who have had an active Individualized Education Plan (IEP) in the last 18 months....
Liberty Bell

Liberty Luncheon - Is Common Core Constitutional?

John Sauer explains the constitutional and legal questions that continue to plague Common Core....

Special Needs Bill: Bold Step in Giving Parents More Choice

Mississippi Center for Public Policy President Forest Thigpen commended the Mississippi Legislature for passing the "Equal Opportunity for Children with Special Needs" bill, Senate Bill 2695. The bill is now on its way to Governor Bryant, who has promised...
Liberty Bell

MCPP Supports Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The Mississippi Center for Public Policy strongly supports passage of the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act (MS-RFRA). We are not alone in this position....

How to Start a Charter School

See the video from our "How to Start a Charter School" conference, held June 25, 2013 in Jackson.

If you are interested in opening a charter school or supporting one in your community - or if you think you might be - this introductory conference is for...

Bomgar Rejection is a Travesty

It is a travesty that a majority of the Senate Education Committee would consider the CEO of one of Mississippi's greatest success stories to be unworthy to serve on the State Board of Education....

MCPP Celebrates Passage of Charter School Legislation

By a vote of 34-18 in the Senate and 62-56 in the House, a charter school bill finally heads to the governor's desk...
Governing by Principle

MCPP Statement Opposing State Funded Pre-Kindergarten

MCPP Statement Opposing State Funded Pre-Kindergarten...

House Vote on Charter Schools

Click here to see how representatives voted on the 2013 Public Charter School Act...

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