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Bryant Wants $3 Million to Pay For Community College Tech Scholarships

Bryant first floated the proposal earlier this month while speaking at Nissan Motor Co. in Canton and repeated it Monday when he made his proposal for the 2015 budget.

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Ole Miss Leader: Lymphoma Treatment Going Well

University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones says his treatment for lymphoma "continues to go as well as possible."


Miss. Universities Plan 3.2 Percent Price Increase

In-state tuition at eight public universities is likely to increase by an average of 3.2 percent this fall, if the College Board approves plans Thursday for the Mississippi University for ...


MAEP Memes: Myths vs. Realities

Opponents of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program are pushing a number of memes about the law and public education in Mississippi to argue their case. Here are how the arguments ...


What Schools Are Missing Out On

Mississippi public education has been underfunded 15 out of the last 17 years. While some say that money won't fix the deeply rooted problems in the state's education system, the ...


One Destination, Two Routes

Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, who co-authored MAEP, and public-education advocates at Better Schools Better Jobs want the same thing: for the state to recognize its duty to fully fund education ...


How Is MAEP Calculated?

Parents' Campaign President Nancy Loome explains that the Mississippi Adequate Education Program formula looks at the funding that would be required for every student in the state to receive at ...


MAEP Formula Explained

The MAEP formula explained

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MAEP’s Moral Center: Mississippi’s Education Enigma

The quality of education in Mississippi is falling behind the rest of the nation with only 61 percent of students graduating from high school on time and two-thirds of kindergarteners ...

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Facts About Public Education Matter to Communities

The Clarion-Ledger recently published an opinion piece that attacked public education in Mississippi and castigated its supporters. The piece, written by Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen, advocated for alternatives to ...


JSU Sponsoring Jackson Zoo Tiger

Jackson State University is sponsoring a rare Sumatran Tiger cub at the Jackson Zoo as learning exhibits for children, teaching exercises for students, as well as marketing and zoo membership ...


State Board Delays Sports Cuts in Troubled Schools

Cuts to sports and activities at schools districts that lose state accreditation would be delayed under a plan approved Wednesday by the Mississippi Board of Education.


Your Turn: Vote for a ‘Better Mississippi’

Special thanks to your region's public school superintendents, teachers, district staff, parents and community friends for their splendid support and help with gathering more than 200,000 signatures for the Better ...

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MAEP Opponents Complain About Program They Helped Implement

Many people who don't support the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, which aims to support schools across the state with necessary resources, believe the formula is faulty. But few go beyond ...

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2 Applicants for Charter Schools Advance in Miss.

Mississippi's Charter School Authorizer Board has moved two groups that want to open schools ahead to the final stage of consideration.