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Education does well in legislative session

By: Magnolia Tribune - April 17, 2007

The Hattiesburg American, 4/17/7

State Rep. Harvey Fillingane provided highlights of the 2007 legislative session Monday, noting that public education did well during the session.

“Almost two-thirds of the state budget went to education,” Fillingane told about 25 members of the Area Development Partnership. “We were able to approve a 3 percent raise for teachers … so we’ve come a long way.”

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