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Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)
Mississippi : Mississippi Performance-Based Pay (MPBP) Plan -State Level
Program Statistics
Name and Level Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

The Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602) includes the establishment of a state level Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP) plan to reward licensed education personnel at schools showing improvement in student test scores.

Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

Status Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

Effective July 1, 2007, if funds are available, the legislature may authorize funds for additional base compensation for teachers employed in a public school district located in a geographic area of the state designated as a critical teacher shortage area by the state board of education.

Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

Program Description Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

The Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP) plan rewards certified teachers, administrators and nonlicensed personnel at individual schools showing improvement in test scores. The MPBP plan shall be developed by the state department of education based on the following criteria:

  • The plan shall utilize only existing standards of accreditation and assessment as established by the board of education.
  • The program shall be designed to calculate each school’s performance as determined by the school’s increase in scores from the prior school year. The program shall be based on a standardized scores rating where all levels of schools can be judged in a statistically fair and reasonable way upon implementation. At the end of the year, after all student achievement scores have been standardized, the state department of education shall implement the MPBP plan.
  • Individual schools shall submit a plan to the local school educational authority to be approved before the beginning of each school year beginning July 1, 2008. the plan shall include, but not be limited to, how all teachers, regardless of subject area, and administrators will be responsible for improving student achievement for their individual school.
The state board of education shall develop the processes and procedures for designating schools eligible to participate in the MPBP. State assessment results, growth in student achievement at individual schools and other measures deemed appropriate in designating successful student achievement shall be used in establishing MPBP criteria.

Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

Other Programs No information found.
Hard-to-Staff, High Needs, At-Risk Component
Program Target Components
  • Hard to staff subject
  • Hard to staff school
  • Description of Component Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    The Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602) includes the establishment of a state level Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP) plan to reward licensed education personnel at schools showing improvement in student test scores.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Incentive Structure
    Compensation Structure Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    The plan shall be designed to calculate each school’s performance as determined by the school’s increase in scores from the prior school year. The program shall be based on a standardized scores rating where all levels of schools can be judged in a statistically fair and reasonable way upon implementation.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Incentives Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    If after fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) and if funds are available, the state may provide monies from state funds to school districts for additional base compensation for teachers employed in a public school district located in a geographic area of the state designated as a critical teacher shortage area.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Incentive Recipients Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    Certified teachers, administrators and nonlicensed personnel at individual schools showing improvement in student test scores.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Methods of Evaluation
    Method of Evaluation Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    The plan shall utilize only existing standards of accreditation and assessment as established by the state board of education. The board shall develop processes and procedures for designing schools eligible to participate. State assessment results, growth in student achievement at individual schools and other measures deemed appropriate in designating successful student achievement shall be used in establishing program criteria.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Stakeholder Involvement
    Teachers and Teacher's Unions Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    No information found.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Other Stakeholders Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    No information found.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Program Funding
    Cost Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    No information found.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Funding Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)

    The legislature may authorize funds if funds are available. Only after fully funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) and if funds are available, the state may provide monies from state funds to school districts.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)

    Results and Outcomes
    Results and Outcomes Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP)The Mississippi Performance Based Pay (MPBP) plan goes into effect July 1, 2007 and there is currently no data or information available.

    Enabling Policy: Mississippi Reform Act of 2006 (Senate Bill 2602)




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