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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...

MS Charter School Authorizer Board approves new K-8 Jackson-area charter

The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board approved the opening of Ambition Prep Charter school in the Jackson area on Monday, according to Associated Press...

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...

Certified vs. Effective: Improving the Flow of the Teacher Pipeline

Every year it seems Mississippi makes headlines for being on the bottom of the nation’s education rankings. Test scores are low, funding is low,...

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,...

Mississippi high ranked for charter schools–still lessons to be learned

In the last five years since Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation allowing charter schools to move into Mississippi, five schools have opened. Four are...

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...

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