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Jim Hood on Education

 

 


Increase teacher pay until state reaches regional average

"It's an area that likes public education and many of the issues that I support people down here support," Hood said. He's calling out state leaders including Lt. Governor Tate Reeves on using teacher pay as election year politics. Hood has committed to a teacher pay increase until the Southeastern average is met. "I think we ought to do it every year until we get to the Southeastern average --is to commit to pay our teachers for all the things that they put up with ."
Source: WJTV.com on 2019 Mississippi gubernatorial race , Apr 17, 2019

Keep students here by keeping college debt down

Some of these kids have $70,000 in debt. They can't come back to a two-lane town. They're going to Nashville, Austin and Atlanta. The way to keep those kids is to keep college debts down."
Source: The Meridian Star on 2019 Mississippi gubernatorial race , Apr 12, 2019

Statewide, universal, public pre-kindergarten program

Education is the building block to success. Investing in Mississippi's public education system means investing in every Mississippian. As your governor I will:
Source: 2019 Mississippi governor campaign site HoodForGovernor.com , Dec 31, 2018

Other governors on Education: Jim Hood on other issues:
MS Gubernatorial:
Bill Waller
David Baria-x
Howard Sherman
Phil Bryant
Robert Foster
Tate Reeves
Trent Lott
MS Senatorial:
Chris McDaniel
Cindy Hyde-Smith
David Baria
Jensen Bohren
Mike Espy
Roger Wicker

Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
KY:
Bevin(R) vs.Goforth(R,lost primary) vs.Adkins(D,lost primary) vs.Beshear(D) vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
LA:
Edwards(D) vs.Rispone(R) vs.Abraham(R) vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
MS:
Bryant(R,retiring) vs.Foster(R) vs.Hood(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.Waller(R)

Gubernatorial Debates 2021:
NJ:
Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
VA:
Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
DE: vs.Carney(incumbent) - no challengers yet
IN: vs.Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Woody Myers(D)
MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Nicole Galloway(D) vs.Jim Neely(R)
MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D)
NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R) vs.Holly Grange(R)
ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Michael Coachman(R)
NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinksy(D) vs.Dan Feltes(D)
PR: Rossello(D) vs.Wanda Vazquez Garced(D)
UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Jeff Burningham(R)
VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Rebecca Holcombe(D)
WA: Inslee(incumbent) vs.Bryant(R) vs.Fortunato(R)
WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Ron Stollings(D)
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