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Mississippi Parents: Put your money where your mouth is.

Author’s Note: I wrote this in February. Since that time, I became familiar with Fed Up With 50th and the Parents Campaign, two Mississippi parent organizations who support public schools. BOY have Mississippi’s parents put their money where their mouths…
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“High Minded” Funding: Are Mississippi’s public schools going up in smoke?

This week Desoto County lit up the national news by planting a petition to legalize marijuana in Mississippi. Some believe in the benefits of taxing its revenue and scaling back the war on drugs. Others fear the unintended consequences of these sweeping measures. I…
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Seeing Common Core from Central Office: An Interview With Leigh Anne Newton

Education has become a hot-button political issue in Mississippi. Given the gripes with Common Core and the growing support for a constitutional amendment forcing the legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, there is no shortage of issues…
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