STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT JOHN WHITE REGARDING THE MFP TASK FORCE’S ENDORSEMENT OF THE 2015-2016 MINIMUM FOUNDATION PROGRAM FORMULA RECOMMENDATIONS

Dec 16, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. - State Superintendent of Education John White issued a statement today concerning the 2015-2016 Minimum Foundation Program formula:

"I thank the MFP Task Force members for the time and commitment they put into this year's consensus recommendations for funding our state's schools. The consensus recommendations will now be considered by BESE in consultation with the Legislature. I urge both bodies to continue to support the needs of our students, especially those with disabilities and those pursuing Jump Start and other challenging coursework to prepare them for life after high school."

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