Hyde-Smith Urges USDA Flexibility on School Meals, Nutritional Support as Classes Resume

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U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 20 Senators urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to exercise flexibility to ensure the availability of...

Legislature kicks the can down the road on ESA–though hope for next session is...

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The Education Scholarship Account has received the same amount of funding of $3 million as last session, proverbially kicking the can down the road...

Empower Mississippi: Choice now for Mississippi families

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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...

HABEEB – Conservatives “don’t deserve your civility”? A story about free speech in Oxford

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by Lee Habeeb I keep thinking about the first sentence in a recent report I read in The Washington Free Beacon last week: "A majority of...

VIDEO: “Teachers deserve to know all the facts.” – Auditor Shad White

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Earlier this week, the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor released a graphic showing how teacher salaries had changed relative to administrator salaries in...

Mississippi’s first charter high school approved

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Monday, the Mississippi Charter Authorizer Board approved two new charter schools for the Jackson area. Last month, the board tabled consideration of three school proposals until...

AUDITOR: Jackson Public Schools’ JROTC Program Earns Top Marks

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Jackson is home to a nationally-recognized Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program that boosts the graduation rates and ACT scores of its participants,...

Empower Mississippi supports passage of the federal FIRST STEP Act

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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,...

State Board of Education votes to suspend testing, waive missed school days

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The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted today to suspend all federal and state assessments for the 2019-20 school year and to submit...

Robert Foster to support Tate Reeves

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Today on Facebook, 3rd place finisher in the GOP gubernatorial primary, Robert Foster, committed to supporting the Republican nominee, Tate Reeves. https://www.facebook.com/foster4ms/posts/1486911144780121 Saying that he could...

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