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Let your nays be nays – Baria and other Democrats try to unwind their...

Rep. David Baria has been steadily keeping a high profile during this legislative session.  He’s attempted to be particularly busy in the lottery bill,...

MAE teacher union characterizes teacher pay hike proposal as ‘election year pandering’

Last week, Lt. Governor Tate Reeves and Governor Phil Bryant signaled support for pay raise proposals for teachers in the upcoming session. Great job by...

From budget requests to protestors, all in the September Joint Legislative Budget Committee Hearings

State departments appeared before the Joint Legislative Budget Committee Monday in Jackson to make their budget requests for the Fiscal Year 2020. Public Employees’ Retirement...

Smilow Collegiate Charter School ribbon cutting celebrates choice

Mississippi's fifth charter school--and its first kindergarten and first-grade charter school-- celebrated its inaugural year with a ribbon cutting this past Friday. When you first...

Charter schools on the slow rise in Mississippi

Since 1992, charter schools have been developing around the country in an effort to give parents additional choices for their child’s education. Charter schools...

Dyslexia in Mississippi: A journey not all students can make

You wake up by 5 am and hit the road by 6 am. You deal with traffic, road work and/or bad weather on your...

Gov. Bryant ‘featured guest’ to Michael Watson Secretary of State fundraiser

The Michael Watson for Secretary of State campaign announced Governor Phil Bryant as a featured guest for Watson's upcoming inaugural fundraiser in September. "I wanted...

MAE endorses Espy, Baria, and Anderson

MAE has announced endorsements for Secretary Mike Espy for Senate, Representative David Baria for Senate, and Representative Jeramey Anderson for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District. The...

Empower Mississippi supports passage of the federal FIRST STEP Act

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen recently joined organizations from across the country in voicing support for the federal FIRST STEP Act. The FIRST STEP Act,...

Why Teachers Leave Mississippi: Two former teachers weigh in

Teacher pay is often touted as a reason why Mississippi teachers leave the state, especially new teachers. But according to two teachers who have left...

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