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,...

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...

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...

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,...

MAE downplays Governor’s recommendation to raise teacher pay of $50 million over two years

The Mississippi Association of Educators has responded to the Governor's newest budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020, which would allocate $25 million dollars...

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...

OPINION: Greater Government Dependency Is Not The Way Out Of Poverty

Graduating from high school, obtaining employment, and getting married before having children is still the best path out of poverty. By: Brett Kittredge, Director of Marketing...

MDE Announces Mid-Year Lottery for Special Needs Scholarship Program Applications

 The Mississippi Department of Education announced today that it will hold the mid-year lottery for Education Scholarship Accounts (ESA) on December 13. The lottery...

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

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...

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...

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