JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi State Capitol was packed with people who are concerned about funding for public education.

The rally, called “A Seat at the Table,” was held in the 2nd Floor of the Rotunda Thursday.

Students, parents, educators spoke during a news conference about having adequate funding for public schools.

They said this was a community response to legislative leaders’ intent to rewrite Mississippi’s education funding formula MAEP.