Former student and YAL file free speech lawsuit against JCJC

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A former student has filed a lawsuit against Jones County Junior College for what he said was infringement against his first amendment rights of...

The Parents Campaign comes out swinging against MS income tax elimination ahead of hearings

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Lobbyist says eliminating income tax threatens teacher pay, school funding. Members of the Mississippi Legislature are set to begin hearings today on tax reform options...

MCRAE: The Trickle Down Impact of Student Loan Debt

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By: Treasurer David McRae Today, Americans hold more than $1.7 trillion in student loan debt, and it’s having a tremendous impact on the way we...

Lt. Governor Reeves and Skills Foundation announce new tool in spotlighting education needs in...

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Today at the  Hinds Community College Career & Technical Center The Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, The Skills Foundation and others joined to announce the new Skills...

Ole Miss employees start first-ever campus labor union

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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...

MDE: Mississippi maintains education ranking at 39th nationally, up from 48th in 2014

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Mississippi Education Remains Strongest Factor in Kids Count National Data. Mississippi held its education ranking of 39th in the country in 2021, a substantial gain...

House Education Chairman Bennett likely to kill bills adverse to homeschool families

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Three bills filed in the Mississippi House raised concerns among homeschool families this week, but according to State Rep. Dan Eubanks (R-HD 25) there...

Attorney General Fitch secures over $1.7 M for Mississippi students in ITT debt relief...

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Attorney General Lynn Fitch has secured an agreement to obtain $1,763,071.28 in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Mississippi as part of...

Teacher pay raise bill passes the Senate

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The state Senate today passed a pay hike for teachers, teacher assistants, librarians, and counselors. More than 35,000 educators would see another $1,000 if...

Mississippi Ranks 35th in the Nation for K-12 Achievement in Quality Counts National Report

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Mississippi achieved the No. 1 spot in the nation for gains on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Mississippi ranks 35th in the...

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