Monthly Archives: September 2012

Self-Employment Shines Despite Jobs Recession

Mississippi is in a “jobs recession” stated State Economist Darrin Webb in the August edition of Mississippi’s Business. “In fact,” he wrote, “with the jobs lost in June, the state’s employment level is only 500 jobs above the level of … Continue reading

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Common Core Standards Too Ambitious?

The only constant in K-12 education is change. It is hard to imagine that ever-changing curricula, standards, performance assessments, and expectations work to the betterment of both students and teachers. But, here we go again. You may have heard that … Continue reading

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Candidates Challenged to Revive Middle Class

As both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama focus presidential campaign rhetoric on reviving America’s “middle class,” a little perspective may be useful. “The Middle Class Is Broke” proclaimed The Daily Ticker. In the following story Business Insider editor Henry Blodget … Continue reading

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