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Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of education to ensure a better future for Mississippi children and their ability to be part of an economically-strong state.  The Senator believes in the importance of state and local control of public education, while recognizing the role of the federal government to support educational achievement across the country.

Senator Hyde-Smith is also supportive of the significant federal research and development initiatives involving Mississippi institutions of higher learning—work that, among other things, improves American competitiveness, national security and agricultural production.


HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF MEASURE DESERVES BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

HYDE-SMITH SAYS NEW SENATE COVID-19 RELIEF BILL MEASURE BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

Targeted Relief Proposal Addresses Health, Education, Agriculture and Economic Needs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today called for bipartisan support for a new COVID-19 relief legislation that targets resources to the most critical health care, education, and economic issues facing Americans six months into a national emergency.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on Senate Appropriations Committee,...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES FOR EXPANDED AVIATION WORKFORCE TRAINING

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES FOR EXPANDED AVIATION WORKFORCE TRAINING

Miss. Senator Joins Bipartisan Push for USDOT, FAA to Implement Two Workforce Grant Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan push for full implementation of two aviation workforce grant programs created by Congress in 2018 to expand the development of the next generation of aircraft pilots and maintenance technicians.

Hyde-Smith is among 20 Senators who signed a letter to...

HYDE-SMITH SAYS MISS. STUDENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM USDA SCHOOL MEALS WAIVER

HYDE-SMITH SAYS MISS. STUDENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM USDA SCHOOL MEALS WAIVER

Hyde-Smith Advocated for Extension to Ensure Meal Deliveries throughout Fall Semester

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today thanked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for approving a school nutrition waiver that will provide schools in Mississippi with greater flexibility to provide meals and other child nutrition benefits as schools open around the country.

Perdue on Monday approved extensions...

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically alters school lunch programs across U.S.

Washington Times

COVID-19 pandemic dramatically alters school lunch programs across U.S.

USDA should continue to extend "universal free lunch"

By Brian McNicoll, ANALYSIS/OPINION

No more cafeteria food fights. No more rules against eating in class. No more scrounging for change to pay for school...