It’s pretty impressive that the initiative to make adequate school funding part of the state Constitution has attracted $2.6 million from three prominent education supporters.
The money has been given to the Better Schools, Better Jobs group by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Netscape founder Jim Barksdale and former Secretary of State Dick Molpus. The Kellogg Foundation is by far the largest donor.
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MERIDIAN — The November vote on Initiative 42 is days away. Since it amends the state constitution, voters should carefully consider its long-term impacts. Unlike statutes that can be changed yearly, constitutional amendments last for many years.
Whether the flood-control dams are in as perilous a condition as some Carroll County residents claim may be a matter of debate.
Understood, the education ballot initiative is confusing this year, with Mississippi voters having to consider not only the citizen-led proposal but also an alternative offered by the Legislature. But how tough can proofreading the ballot be?
STARKVILLE – Predicting turnout in the 2015 general election in Mississippi will be difficult if not impossible, and that fact makes projecting the fate of the hottest race on the ballot — the decision regarding Initiative 42 — even more difficult.