Lack of data controls at MDE result in $12+ million error threatening teacher pay...

Lack of data control between Mississippi's 140+ school districts and the Mississippi Department of Education to effectively document the number of teachers eligible for...

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...

Auditor’s report concludes outside classroom spending cost Mississippi teachers an $11,000 pay raise over...

A study conducted by the State Auditor's Office has revealed that outside-the-classroom spending has deprived teachers of what could be an $11,000 pay raise. The...

Teachers talk strike, protests despite pay raise

The legislative session ended with teachers receiving a pay raise of $1,500--a move that the Mississippi Association of Educators calls "pandering" and "insulting." Now another...

Let your nays be nays – Baria and other Democrats try to unwind their...

Rep. David Baria has been steadily keeping a high profile during this legislative session.  He’s attempted to be particularly busy in the lottery bill,...

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

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...

MDE solicits school districts in week of data disaster for an accurate count of...

Last night, after news of a $12-14 million misrepresentation to the state legislature over the proper amount to appropriate for Mississippi teachers' pay raise,...

Ole Miss employees start first-ever campus labor union

Employees of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) are attempting to organize the first-ever labor union on campus. The "wall-to-wall" union, according to the Daily...

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,...

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

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...

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