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Why Do We Have a Department of Education? Jimmy Carter’s Debt to a Teachers Union.

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.”

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A Bigger Pie View – Parents need to assert rights on schools.

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 […]

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Mississippi brain drain hits home

“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.

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