Black school districts will take another “F” grade under new standards, despite making improvements

August 16, 2017 in Education

By Othor Cain, Editor, “Our [black] children don’t stand a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding or overcoming odds, if we continue sending the message that no matter how hard […]

JSU alum joins alma mater’s top leadership

August 2, 2017 in Education, Uncategorized

Mays-Jackson hired as Bynum’s chief of staff By L.A. Warren, Jackson State University, Debra Mays-Jackson, a three-degree recipient from Jackson State University with many accomplishments to her name, will provide […]

Current head of Mississippi Valley is pick for Jackson State

May 23, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The College Board is choosing the head of Mississippi Valley State University as its preferred candidate to lead Jackson State University. […]

MDAH ‘History is Lunch’ series presented the book Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man by Hollis Watkins

May 18, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer During their History is Lunch Series, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History gave voice to long-time civil rights activist/founder of the Veterans of […]

Retired teacher, Bee Donley, shares ‘A Life in Mississippi Classrooms’ and poetry books

May 18, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Bee Donley charmed the Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s History is Lunch series’ attendees with her original poetry and fond memories of teaching […]

Ex-employee gets Mississippi education department contract

May 12, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A former high-ranking employee at the Mississippi Department of Education has received a $48,000 contract to do two months of consulting work for the agency. The […]

Felicia Gavin joins Clinton School Board

May 11, 2017 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Felicia Gavin has joined the Clinton School District Board of Trustees. Gavin is a CPSD parent and is the chief of operations for the Mississippi Department […]

Jackson schools trying to avoid state takeover

May 8, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s second-largest school district is at risk of state takeover because of problems meeting accreditation standards. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/2p5e54C) that internal audits of Jackson Public […]