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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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State Auditor Pickering’s War on Schools

There was a recent article in The Clarion-Ledger about the State Auditor’s crackdown on alleged absenteeism in Mississippi’s public schools. The piece quotes audit chief Stacey Pickering as saying that “It’s more than one school, more than one district and … 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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**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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