Why we have a Department of Education: “Essentially, Carter’s argument—similar to the argument President George W. Bush used to create the bloated, expensive, and ineffective Department of Homeland Security—is that because of all the “bureaucratic buck passing,” a new bureaucracy must be created.”
Our view: Parents need to assert their rights on schools There are all sorts of movements seeking expanded rights in our nation. Gay rights. Gun rights. Women’s rights. But there is no movement on the right of parents to choose the best school for their child. Too many public school districts and individual schools have […]
More money down the same chute is not the answer for public education’s problems.
Is there a mismatch between America’s educational system and the 21st century workplace? If so, what can we do about it?
Mississippi is proving it’s hard to tie student outcomes to superintendent pay, as many district leaders with large salaries aren’t seeing much academic success
Because of a $19 million mistake made by three Mississippi education officials, the state might have to cut or even eliminate after-school programs funded by a federal grant program
“Of our total graduate pool fifty percent get jobs inside Mississippi,” Keith said. “We are working very carefully with the Mississippi Development Authority in collaboration with Mississippi State University’s Office of Research and Economic Development to do more to attract more industries to our state.
“To succeed in life, to really improve the lot of your fellow man, you have to think about profits.”
According to the First Lady speaking in Jackson there’s: “anger and vitriol” in the political environment. Err, wonder where that came from?
During a rally at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson during National School Choice Week in January, Gov. Phil Bryant pledged his support to expanding school choice in the state.