BY: B. Keith Plunkett @Keithplunkett The Mississippi Department of Education's lap dog lobbyist Nancy Loome of the Parents Campaign (don't let the name fool you, parents have nothing to do with it) is at it again spreading misleading and outright incorrect information about Common Core Standards and the implementation in Mississippi Schools. In a recent … Continue reading PLUNKETT: Government school shill Nancy Loome comes out swinging for Common Core.
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.
BY: Senator Angela Hill Recently, my colleague in the Senate, Senator Kenny Wayne Jones, released a statement taking the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition to task for questioning the new Common Core Standards being implemented in Mississippi. He is short on evidence to support his claims and makes several false statements. It boggles my mind that the … Continue reading HILL: Senator Jones’ response to Common Core concerns loaded with falsehoods.
BY: Senator Angela Hill Last week, I and my fellow Senators in the Mississippi Senate Conservative Coalition found evidence of racially discriminatory policy in testing expectations arising from the adoption and implementation of Common Core State standards in Mississippi. These standards are currently being rolled out across the state by the Mississippi Department of Education. … Continue reading HILL: Mississippi Can Do Better Than Common-Core
The following was released by the Mississippi Department of Education ahead of a vote by the State Board expected to approve the rankings this morning: The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) today officially released letter grades for schools and districts for the first time, reflecting double-digit improvement among schools in the “A” and “B” classifications … Continue reading New school and district letter grade accountability system numbers released by Dept. of Education