Mississippi Receives C on Chance-For-Success Index, Ranks 46th in Nation

The annual Education Week Quality Counts report gave Mississippi a C in the Chance-for-Success category and ranked the state 46th in the nation. The average state earned...

MDE releases Superintendent’s Annual Report

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...

Empower Mississippi: Choice now for Mississippi families

written by Joanna Holbert, Empower Mississippi Mississippi families want and need choice. That’s the sentiment from parents across the state – some who’ve been fortunate enough...

Op-Ed–MS Center for Public Policy: Efficiency through school district consolidation

written by the MS Center for Public Policy School district consolidation in Mississippi can offer both efficiency and savings to taxpayers. It is also one...

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...

2018: A review of education legislation and growth in Mississippi

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...

PEER Report highlights parental satisfaction, oversight needs for ESA program

The Legislative PEER committee has concluded its biennial review of the Education Scholarship Account and has released the findings. A summary of the report is...

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...

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...

Waitlisted: The Berrys: Hitting Wall After Wall

The Berrys: Hitting Wall After Wall By Joanna Holbert, Empower Mississippi Will and Jodi Berry of Sumrall are not unlike other parents when it comes to...

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