MAE teacher union characterizes teacher pay hike proposal as ‘election year pandering’

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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...

Auditor: Office of Dropout Prevention defunct, changed graduation rate calculation to improve stats

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) failed to maintain an Office of Dropout Prevention (ODP) for the last 10 years as required by state...

Mississippi Students Increase Advanced Placement Participation and Performance

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Close to 23% of Mississippi public students in the graduating class of 2019 took an Advanced Placement (AP) exam during high school, according to...

At it again – Ole Miss Prof “meant it” when comparing Trump supporters to...

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The embattled Ole Miss Sociology professor, James Thomas, that was recently granted tenure has once again stirred the proverbial pot by referring back to...

U.S. Attorney Hurst announces $1.475 Million awarded to Improve School Safety in Southern District

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U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst announced today that the Holmes County Consolidated School District, the Pearl River County School District, and the Covington County School...

MDE releases Superintendent’s Annual Report

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) 2017-18 Superintendent’s Annual Report is now available. View the report online at https://www.mdek12.org/superintendent2018. The report contains details about academic achievements...

The Ferrettis: “Time is Running Out” for ESA Scholarship

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*story courtesy of Empower Mississippi* The clock is ticking, and with each passing day, the Ferretti family of Cleveland gets closer to the Special Needs Education...

MAE endorses Espy, Baria, and Anderson

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MAE has announced endorsements for Secretary Mike Espy for Senate, Representative David Baria for Senate, and Representative Jeramey Anderson for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District. The...

Briefs filed by Governor and Speaker outline legal arguments over line item vetoes

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Attorneys for Governor Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn have both submitted their written arguments in the lawsuit filed by the...

Teachers talk strike, protests despite pay raise

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The legislative session ended with teachers receiving a pay raise of $1,500--a move that the Mississippi Association of Educators calls "pandering" and "insulting." Now another...

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