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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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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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Common Core: An Open Letter to Governor Bryant

Governor Bryant: Recently, I was disheartened to see that you have announced your intentions to withdraw Mississippi from the Common Core State Standards, and, in effect, pull the rug out from under Mississippi’s schools.  This would be a terrible decision for our students, our teachers,…
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