Oktibbeha County School District to discuss consolidation


Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley will discuss school district consolidation at a regular monthly meeting at noon today in the district’s office, following two called meetings held May 14 and May 22 to deal with matters related to personnel and student transfers. Pulley is one of seven members of a commission that will … Continue reading Oktibbeha County School District to discuss consolidation

Salter–More Hispanics is reality


» Opinion » The Picayune Item: picayuneitem.com/opinion/x601173668/More-Hispanics...ality Nine states, including Mississippi, saw their Hispanic population double over the last decade. Mississippi’s Hispanic population grew 105.9 percent between 2000 and 2010 with Hispanics now comprising 2.7 percent of the state’s total population. Those numbers also translate into Hispanic children comprising 2.2 percent of the state’s public … Continue reading Salter–More Hispanics is reality

Controversial author Marc Tucker to speak at MS Dept. of Education Statewide Forum Sept. 14


BY: B. Keith Plunkett  http://www.msmec.com/index.php/featured-news/11/389 Controversial author Marc Tucker is slated to be the speaker at a Mississippi Department of Education Forum on September 14. the event will be held at the Clyde Muse Center on the Rankin County Campus of Hinds Community College from 2-4 PM. Tucker is the CEO of the National Center … Continue reading Controversial author Marc Tucker to speak at MS Dept. of Education Statewide Forum Sept. 14

A peek inside the mind of the campaign of Socialists for the Education Status Quo


World Socialist and the Mississippi Parents Campaign have something in common; they are more worried about jobs than educating kids. Outsourcing education: The rise of virtual schools: http://www.wsws.org/articles/2011/sep2011/virt-s01.shtml Mississippi—schools illegally under funded For the fourth year in a row, Mississippi will fail to meet the state’s statutory obligation to support K-12 schools, under funding school … Continue reading A peek inside the mind of the campaign of Socialists for the Education Status Quo