Monthly Archives: April 2012

**”Y’ALL POLITICS” REFERS TO MS. SUPERINTENDENT AS A “MOB BOSS”**

First there was the President of the pro-charter group The Mississippi Center for Public Policy, who compared the Magnolia State’s public schools to Cold War communism by stating “The education establishment has built a Berlin wall around the current system … Continue reading

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**Rep. Herb Frierson On Charter Schools**

Thanks to the folks at the conservative political blog Y’all Politics for posting this video of House Education Committee member Rep. Herb Frierson pushing for charter schools. In an attempt to make a case for charters, Frierson describes himself as … Continue reading

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**MORE SHOCKING PUBLIC SCHOOL PHOTOS**

There are a lot of people doing a lot of lobbying at the state capitol in Jackson, Mississippi right now. Do I personally have a problem with lobbyists? Absolutely not. In my opinion, small businesspeople like myself, manufacturers, school teachers, … Continue reading

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**SPECIAL NEEDS AND AT-RISK STUDENTS SHUNNED IN CHARTER BILL**

I don’t believe in U.F.O.’s. Nor do I believe that the world’s economy is ruled by a secret order of reptilian humanoids. But I do believe that there is a war on public education in our country and that my … Continue reading

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**SHOCKING DISCOVERY IN CHARTER SCHOOLS BILL**

I’ve just finished looking over the Senate-passed version of House bill 1152, which can be found here: http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2012/pdf/sam/HB1152_S_Amend_01.pdf One part in particular begs to be revealed ASAP. It consists of lines 370–375 on page 11, which read: (e) The authorizer … Continue reading

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The Public School Warrior Goes to Jackson

The gray, roiling clouds that hung over the westbound lane of I-20 were nothing short of a premonition. For the first time since a Middle School field trip almost twenty-five years ago, I was headed to our State Capitol. A … Continue reading

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Update

UPDATE 4/4: Governor Phil Bryant is considering a special session to continue the charter school debate. We are back to square one. Please let Governor Bryant, Lt. Governor Reeves and the members of the Legislature know that more of our … Continue reading

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