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,...

Ole Miss employees start first-ever campus labor union

Employees of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) are attempting to organize the first-ever labor union on campus. The "wall-to-wall" union, according to the Daily...

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...

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...

Senate Ed Chairman Gray Tollison not seeking re-election

Gray Tollison has announced that after 24 years, he is walking into his final Legislative Session and will not be running for re-election. Tollison spoke...

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...

School Choice: What happens when the choices end

When the parents of the founding scholars chose to send their 5th graders to ReImagine Prep nearly four years ago, they were putting a...

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...

School choice: Homeschooling parents and students share their journey

School choice is a term that floats around during every legislative session, and most consider it with charter school legislation. But in reality, school...

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