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State Board of Education considers public comment on adding student representatives

The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) is seeking public comment on a proposal to appoint student representatives to the SBE starting in the...

State school board approves district and school performance grades for 2017-2018

The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) approved letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools...

Morning Consult ranks high favorability for Gov Bryant, Senator Wicker and Senator Hyde-Smith

The website Morning Consult has released the favorability rankings of senators and governors around the country. The rankings were taken based on surveys taken nationwide...

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...

MSGOP reacts to Hood’s gubernatorial run

Lucien Smith, Chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, released the following statement on Attorney General Jim Hood’s decision to enter Mississippi’s gubernatorial race: "The Governor...

Three Mississippi schools earn National Blue Ribbon Honors

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three Mississippi schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall...

Chris McDaniel former county campaign chairman arrested

A Chris McDaniel supporter and erstwhile Tishomingo County campaign chairman was arrested following the U.S. Senate candidate's town hall meeting in Tupelo Monday night...

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...

State Auditor’s Office Releases Report Detailing Mismanagement at Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners

The Mississippi Office of the State Auditor has conducted a compliance audit and released a management report for the Mississippi State Board of Dental...

Hinds DA is unsuccessfully prosecuted by AG Jim Hood’s office again

On Wednesday a Rankin County Court found Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith not guilty of robbery. However, they could not come to...

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