Let Jackson Govern Its Public Schools

September 20, 2017 in Education

By Pam Shaw, #OurJPSCoalition, Commentary, The recent push by the State Board of Education to justify a state takeover of the Jackson Public School District has caused alarm throughout the […]

No State Takeover of Jackson Public Schools!

September 11, 2017 in Education, Uncategorized

Tell the Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation and the State Board of Education: No state takeover of Jackson Public Schools! Sign the petition now. A state takeover of Jackson Public […]

JSU first lady Deborah Bynum is all about faith, family, clothes and recycling

September 6, 2017 in Education

By Rachel James-Terry, JSU, Deborah Elaine Bynum, wife of Jackson State President William B. Bynum Jr., is seated at a round conference table in her husband’s office contemplating if there […]

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 […]