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Mississippi Education Reform

A Lot Of People In Mississippi Are Confused About The State's Education Standards

| Jackie Mader | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

It’s been called a federal curriculum, the end of literature lessons, and even, here in Mississippi, a “Muslim takeover of schools.” The Common ...

Mississippi Prepares New Push On Education

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

CLARKSDALE, Miss. -- It's early on a Friday morning, and high school chemistry students in Victoria Dawson's class are working equations at the board....

The 'Crazy' Plan To Make Money From Public Education

The Hechinger Report | Sarah Carr and Annie Gilbertson | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

JACKSON, Miss. — When state officials here tried last year to recruit a for-profit company to manage schools in rural Tate County, the community out...

Mississippi Debate Over Charters, School Reform Evokes Broader Racial Divide

| Sarah Carr | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Mississippi lawmaker Kenneth Wayne Jones, a Democrat, briefly became a political pariah la...

In New Year, Will Mississippi Really Make Progress In Education?

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd Blog. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has vowed to focus on education when this ...