Student Achievement on Statewide Assessments Reaches All-time High

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP), which shows student achievement has reached...

Mississippi Student Testing Task Force Recommends Ending the U.S. History End-of-Course Assessment

Of the 29 members, the Mississippi Student Testing Task Force voted 9-2 to recommend elimination of the U.S. History end-of-course assessment following a survey...

At it again – Ole Miss Prof “meant it” when comparing Trump supporters to...

The embattled Ole Miss Sociology professor, James Thomas, that was recently granted tenure has once again stirred the proverbial pot by referring back to...

MDE had over 9,000 teachers unaccounted for – pay raise now to cost nearly...

The Mississippi Department of Education has determined that the $1,500 going to all Mississippi teachers this year will cost the state roughly $77 million...

Rankin County taxpayers have tax hike thrust upon them

Rankin School Board signs off on tax increase for teacher raises The Rankin County School Board has approved a raise for teachers in the district...

Op-ed: Why not us? Other states rely on ACT for state testing

State testing is a long debated topic when it comes to education in Mississippi---with parents taking to the schools and social media to report...

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

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

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?

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

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...

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