Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves maintains Mississippi’s graduation rate has risen to the national average over the past five years because the state has held students to higher standards.
Despite the criticism of the Electoral College that arises every time there is a close presidential election, it has a legitimate purpose: to keep huge population centers from dictating who holds the White House.
A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of how Mississippi’s charter schools are funded reflects a misperception about what exactly charter schools are.
Mississippi Republicans who are running for office got the best possible news recently in a report from the Legislative Budget Office.
One troubling aspect of the Mississippi Legislature is the Republican majority’s willingness to reduce funding for social services.
The good news is that another 3,000 third-graders have gotten a high enough score on Mississippi’s reading test to advance to the fourth grade.
During this year’s dramatic surge in measles, much of the attention has been on parents who invoke religious or philosophical exemptions to keep their children from being vaccinated.
The difficulty with managing a calamitous flood, such as Mississippi is now experiencing in the southern part of the Delta, is having to “pick your poison.”
Thad Cochran’s life will be remembered for its devotion to Mississippi and gentlemanly approach to solving the problems this nation and this state face.
Robert F. Smith is a billionaire hedge fund operator whom you’ve probably never heard of. That may change, as his surprising pledge at Morehouse College commencement ceremony in Atlanta is making national news and virtually guarantees he’ll be in high demand as a future graduation speaker.