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The Other Side: Mississippi Today’s Political Podcast

Mar 20, 2023

Senate Education Chairman Dennis DeBar, R-Leakesville, outlines the Senate plan to tweak the Mississippi Adequate Education Program funding formula for K-12 education, then fully fund it for the first time in more than a decade. The issue is now before the House, where the GOP leadership, along with the governor, has voiced skepticism about the plan. But DeBar said he’s talked to rank-and-file House members and believes there is widespread support for it.