HB 989 - MS Achievement School District; establish to oversee administration of certain failing schools with a "F" rating for two consecutive years This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2016.
HB 34 - Financial advisors; require those appointed by the State Supt. — A US Marine Corps transport plane crashed in rural western Mississippi on Monday afternoon, killing all 16 service members who were on board, officials said.The KC-130, an aircraft that the Marines can use to refuel planes in the air as well as carry cargo, crashed in Leflore County at about 4 p.m. Federal Aviation Administration officials contacted the Marines when the aircraft disappeared from air traffic control radar over Mississippi, officials said.of Public Education to certain school districts to be independent contractors This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2016.HB 47 - School accountability standards; revise the manner by which accreditation ratings are assigned and require independent assessment by State Auditor This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2016.2015 crash blamed on misplaced goggles case One of the most recent crashes of a US C-130 cargo plane happened in October 2015, when one went down 28 seconds after takeoff from Afghanistan’s Jalalabad Airport near the Pakistani border as it was heading to Bagram Airfield. A US Air Force investigation blamed the crash of the C-130J on the misuse of a night-vision goggles case that the pilot had placed in front of the cockpit yoke while the plane was on the ground.The pilot put the case there to prop up part of the plane’s tail to help the loading team deal with some tall cargo, but the case was never removed, and when the plane’s nose pitched up too far, the case blocked the yoke when the pilot tried to move it forward, the investigation report said.HB 200 - EEF Procurement Cards; revise definition of "teachers" to include those employed at public special purpose schools to receive This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2016.HB 207 - National Board Certification; all school employees to be reimbursed for actual cost of completing each component of certification This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2016.‘Heartbreaking’ President Donald Trump called the crash “heartbreaking” on Twitter. Thad Cochran, R-Mississippi, posted on Twitter: “Deeply saddened by the loss of life in today’s @USMC KC-130 crash in the Mississippi Delta.“Melania and I send our deepest condolences to all! Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who had long service as a Navy SEAL, was among officials posting condolences on social media. Our thoughts & prayers are w/everyone involved.” Workhorse aircraft The KC-130 is a Marines variant of the C-130 Hercules.