Tag Archive: school

No, Rosemary Aultman did not mean to slander your children. And that’s precisely the problem.

In Thursday’s Clarion Ledger, Mississippi state board of education member Rosemary Aultman expressed the following opinion regarding the reading abilities of Mississippi 3rd graders: “Quite frankly, I’m surprised the fail rate is not higher,” said board member Rosemary Aultman, claiming…
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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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Scientific Inquiry 2014: Investigating Relationships

2010 MISSISSIPPI SCIENCE FRAMEWORK, GRADE 8 Content Strand: INQUIRY: Draw conclusions from scientific investigations including controlled experiments. Objective 1a: Design, conduct, and analyze conclusions from an investigation that includes using experimental controls. Before last year, I had never taught a student with whom I…
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