BY: Rita Anderson ms3rs Yesterday I participated in a conference call along with Rob Chambers and Dr. Jimmy Porter of the Christian Action Commission, Dr. Jameson Taylor of the Mississippi Center for Public Policy, and Sen. Angela Hill in which we were able to question David Coleman, College Board president and chief architect of the … Continue reading ANDERSON: A Conversation with David Coleman, architect of Common Core.
Gov. Phil Bryant confronted members of the state College Board Thursday over their opposition to increasing requirements for teaching candidates. Bryant, in an unusual appearance at the board’s meeting, accused the board and the state’s public universities of trying to keep standards low. “I’m very unhappy with it, sure I am,” Bryant said after the … Continue reading Gov. Bryant to College Board: I wish you would help.
The following is an exclusive from former State Senator and our newest Mississippi PEP contributing columnist Doug Davis. Look for more contributing columnists over the coming weeks and months from Mississippi PEP as we continue to give readers insight into state government you can get nowhere else. Follow Doug on Twitter and Facebook BY: Doug … Continue reading Doug Davis: Time to decentralize Mississippi College Board, allow universities to choose their own leaders.
JACKSON, Miss. — Republican Gov.-elect Phil Bryant will have the opportunity to do what no governor in modern times has done — have eight appointments during his first term to the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. Thanks to a constitutional change approved by voters in 2003, Bryant will make four appointments … Continue reading With 8 appointments and maybe more, Bryant’s impact on College Board unprecedented