State school board approves district and school performance grades for 2017-2018

The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) approved letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools...

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...

MAE endorses Espy, Baria, and Anderson

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...

Three Mississippi schools earn National Blue Ribbon Honors

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three Mississippi schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall...

US Education Secretary to visit Holmes County Consolidated School District

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos coming to Mississippi Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking a trip to the Holmes County Consolidated School District next week, according...

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...

Hyde-Smith votes with Senate on major opioid crisis legislation

Miss. Senator Worked to Ensure Greater Telehealth Usage to Treat Opioid Addiction U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to...

From budget requests to protestors, all in the September Joint Legislative Budget Committee Hearings

State departments appeared before the Joint Legislative Budget Committee Monday in Jackson to make their budget requests for the Fiscal Year 2020. Public Employees’ Retirement...

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

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...

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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