OPINION: Higher cigarette tax means a stronger workforce

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By: Tina Lakey Mississippi is our home. For me, it is where I grew up and reared a family. It’s also where I have worked...

Smilow Collegiate Charter School ribbon cutting celebrates choice

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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...

Governor Bryant Proclaims January 20-26 as ‘School Choice Week’

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Gov. Phil Bryant has proclaimed January 20-26, 2019 as “School Choice Week” in the state of Mississippi. He joins 20 other governors and more...

PEER Report highlights parental satisfaction, oversight needs for ESA program

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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...

DELLINGER: AFP Action’s Reaction to Final Primary Debate

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By: Trey Dellinger Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves turned in another solid performance in last night’s GOP gubernatorial debate. Just because you say you’re a fiscal...

School Choice Week: Parents, students, teachers rally the capitol

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Over 1,000 advocates of school choice--including teachers, parents, and students-- rallied on the south steps of the Capitol as the Mississippi State Legislature convened...

Certified vs. Effective: Improving the Flow of the Teacher Pipeline

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Every year it seems Mississippi makes headlines for being on the bottom of the nation’s education rankings. Test scores are low, funding is low,...

Dyslexia in Mississippi: A journey not all students can make

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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...

Fire safety must be addressed to save lives in Mississippi

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Special to Y'all Politics by Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney There were 80 fire-related deaths in 2018 in Mississippi. It’s a marked increase over 2017 when...

Rideshare government overreach?

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A few months ago, in the midst of Congress working towards addressing the coronavirus pandemic, a piece of legislation called Sami’s Law passed the United States House...

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