Will MS high court rule to help the Southern Poverty Law Center disenfranchise thousands...

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Last week the Mississippi Supreme Court heard arguments as to whether or not charter schools should receive funding from property taxes as other public schools...

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...

Are there better options to the standardized testing mess in Mississippi K12 schools?

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If state Rep. Tom Miles has anything to do with it, the debate over standardized testing in Mississippi public schools is far from over. Actually,...

MDE Announces Plans to Award Special Needs Scholarships

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced plans today to award Education Scholarship Accounts (ESA) for the 2019-20 school year. Established by the Equal Opportunity...

Op-ed: Other states and our teachers agree: MS testing program has got to go

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The ever-troubled testing company Questar, which handles state testing, has lost the state of Utah as a customer after numerous glitches and issues. The Mississippi...

June 10 campaign finance reports are in for the 2019 election cycle

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Governor  Independent candidate David Singletary reported $950 of total contributions this year. He has had over $12,000 in disbursements. His total cash on hand of...

Pass Rate for 3rd Grade Reading Test Increases After First Retest

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The statewide pass rate for the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment increased to 82.8% (28,968 students) after students had a chance to retest before the end...

BFP: MDE Teacher Pay Raise Error — A Pattern of Behavior

Bigger Pie Forum: MDE Teacher Pay Raise Error-- A Pattern of Behavior The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has 550 employees, the highest paid state...

Mississippi American Legion Boys State Accepting Applicants, Offering Scholarships

Mississippi American Legion Boys State is looking for rising high school seniors to join their leadership program this summer. Students can compete for scholarship...

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...

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