Mississippi officials battle over NBCT funding

03/19/2010 | DeSoto Times-Tribune (Hernando, Miss.)

Gov. Haley Barbour announced $190,671 in cuts Wednesday to funding for National Board Certified Teachers, a day after Mississippi senators voted to increase state funding for the program by $2 million. The NBCT funding was part of more than $27 million in additional funding for education approved by the Senate, and Barbour issued $19.16 million in cuts to education in response. Those who criticized the additional education spending approved by the Senate -- including the funds for NBCTs -- say lawmakers are unsure where the money will come from.

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DeSoto Times-Tribune (Hernando, Miss.)

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