Hyde-Smith votes with Senate on major opioid crisis legislation

Miss. Senator Worked to Ensure Greater Telehealth Usage to Treat Opioid Addiction U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to...

Waitlisted: The Berrys: Hitting Wall After Wall

The Berrys: Hitting Wall After Wall By Joanna Holbert, Empower Mississippi Will and Jodi Berry of Sumrall are not unlike other parents when it comes to...

MAE downplays Governor’s recommendation to raise teacher pay of $50 million over two years

The Mississippi Association of Educators has responded to the Governor's newest budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020, which would allocate $25 million dollars...

Dyslexia in Mississippi: A journey not all students can make

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...

MAE survey shows nearly 2/3rds of teachers would sick-out – over 30% would strike

The Mississippi Association of Educators has released the findings of their member survey of what political action teachers would be willing to take following...

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

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...

State Board of Education considers public comment on adding student representatives

The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) is seeking public comment on a proposal to appoint student representatives to the SBE starting in the...

Charter schools on the slow rise in Mississippi

Since 1992, charter schools have been developing around the country in an effort to give parents additional choices for their child’s education. Charter schools...

US Education Secretary to visit Holmes County Consolidated School District

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos coming to Mississippi Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking a trip to the Holmes County Consolidated School District next week, according...

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,...

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