Last week, Auditor Shad White released a report showing classroom teachers in Mississippi were given smaller dollar-amount pay raises, on average, than superintendents, deputy superintendents, and assistant principals from FY 2013 to 2016.
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Now, the Auditor’s Office is launching a pilot project with three school districts around the state to use the latest data analytics technology to identify administrative cost-savings that can be pumped back into teachers and the classroom.
Auditor White discussed the report and the steps being taken by his office in a video released Tuesday.
See what White had to say below.