Why Teachers Leave Mississippi: Two former teachers weigh in

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Teacher pay is often touted as a reason why Mississippi teachers leave the state, especially new teachers. But according to two teachers who have left...

2018: A review of education legislation and growth in Mississippi

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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...

The Internet Sales Tax & Cheating Your Hometown

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Special to Y’all Politics from Rep. Jay Hughes With Gov. Bryant’s special session looming and all of the rush to either be “For” or “Against”...

School Choice: What happens when the choices end

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When the parents of the founding scholars chose to send their 5th graders to ReImagine Prep nearly four years ago, they were putting a...

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...

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...

Empower Mississippi: ESA bills die in committee

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Yesterday, several bills to expand or improve the Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program died when they were not passed by the committee deadline. One...

VIDEO: New Group Aims to Protect Fairness and Stability in Mississippi’s Courts

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The newly formed Mississippi Civil Justice Alliance (MCJA) will act as a watchdog for fairness and stability in the Mississippi judiciary. The MCJA is...

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...

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...

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