Gov. Phil Bryant calls for teacher raise, recounts achievements in final State-of-the-State Address

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Jan 16, 1:00 AM

Gov. Phil Bryant calls for teacher raise, recounts achievements in final State-of-the-State Address

Bryant, who once came under fire for calling the state’s public education system an “abysmal failure” offered an optimistic outlook of the state’s academic future during Tuesday’s address, praising the state’s teachers as “critical guardians of Mississippi’s future” and calling for lawmakers to pass a teacher pay raise.

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