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***INTERNATIONAL TEST SCORES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW***

International test scores were released this week. Soon we will begin to hear that familiar tagline on the nightly news,”U.S. students lag other nations.” Here are three things that you need to know but will not get from the mainstream … Continue reading

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**PUBLIC SCHOOL SHOCKER!!*

This group of teenagers might have just started a revolution. Last weekend, the Meridian High School Academic Team came in 2nd place at a statewide competition. Here is an excerpt from the official press release: “Congratulations to the Meridian High … Continue reading

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CHARTER SCHOOLS, TAKE TWO.

A new year is about to begin, along with a new attempt to create publicly funded, privately managed charter schools in Mississippi. Despite the legislature’s failed attempt to pass a charter school bill in 2012, which was due in large … 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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