MDE Updating Teacher Pay Raise Total

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is working with every school district in the state to verify the total number of MAEP-funded teachers and teacher...

UPDATED: Campus Reform: MGCCC to revisit social media policy following free speech backlash

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CAMPUS REFORM EXCLUSIVE: School BLOCKS Miss. College Republicans chapter from starting public Facebook account Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has ordered that the school's branch...

Mississippi’s ninth charter school approved by board

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Mississippi’s charter authorizer board approved the ninth charter school in the state. In an application cycle that began with fourteen proposals, four made it...

Empower Mississippi: ESA bills die in committee

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Yesterday, several bills to expand or improve the Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program died when they were not passed by the committee deadline. One...

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...

CORDER: Parents Campaign in full court press to disenfranchise special needs families

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Eight years ago when conservatives took the gavel, school choice was a platform issue in the legislative Republican caucus.  It remains so on the...

2018: A review of education legislation and growth in Mississippi

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2018 had many ups, downs, political firestorms and moments that left mouths agape-- and education was a big conversation piece through the year. Here’s...

CORDER: Teacher rally masks political agenda behind safe return to school

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The vast majority of Mississippi’s workforce has been on the job in some capacity throughout the pandemic.  Some of these “essential services” workers took...

MDE had over 9,000 teachers unaccounted for – pay raise now to cost nearly...

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The Mississippi Department of Education has determined that the $1,500 going to all Mississippi teachers this year will cost the state roughly $77 million...

IHL Board Meeting Minutes released after bombastic Ole Miss professor granted tenure

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Normally private minutes of a board meeting granting Ole Miss Professor James Thomas tenure has been released.  Thomas has a bombastic history of comparing...

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