Monthly Archives: July 2015

Academic Standards “Public” Input a Joke

“When all is said and done and the board votes in December, we will finally have a set of Mississippi-centric college- and career-ready standards that every person in the state has had an opportunity to comment on,” touted state Superintendent … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment

We Make It Hard to Settle Race-Tinted Issues in Mississippi

“What confounds you most about our state?” Sid Salter asked me in 2002. “Two things,” I wrote, “our lingering love to hate and our sand box mentality. “Bitter the irony that evil seeds of hate and selfishness can grow in … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Leave a comment