Subsidies to private schools hurt public education
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A Mississippi mother testified Tuesday that her child’s public school is being harmed by the state pouring $10 million of federal pandemic relief money into grants. infrastructure for private schools.
Tanya Marsaw of Crystal Springs is a member of Parents For Public Schools. The nonprofit group is suing the state in an attempt to block the program the Republican-led Legislature created and Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed into law earlier this year.