Students holds up rally signs, joining several hundred parents, educators, education activists and a handful of legislators in an education rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 16, 2017. Advocates for public schools are opposing legislative leaders' plans to rewrite the state's school funding formula.
Students holds up rally signs, joining several hundred parents, educators, education activists and a handful of legislators in an education rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 16, 2017. Advocates for public schools are opposing legislative leaders' plans to rewrite the state's school funding formula. Rogelio V. Solis AP File
Students holds up rally signs, joining several hundred parents, educators, education activists and a handful of legislators in an education rally at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 16, 2017. Advocates for public schools are opposing legislative leaders' plans to rewrite the state's school funding formula. Rogelio V. Solis AP File

How much state funding should schools get is the biggest debate raging in the Legislature

February 18, 2018 12:52 PM