Famed and controversial former trial Lawyer Richard “Dickey” Scruggs and his son, Zach Scruggs, are working to increase adult education and workforce training awareness in Mississippi with their Oxford-based nonprofit, Second Chance Mississippi.
Column: University of Mississippi offers liberal studies major appealing to those with broad interests
All throughout my life, I have always admired and connected with people. My parents used to always joke about how I had a spark and could easily click with just about anyone.
Have you ever thought it would be scary, or maybe fun, to study abroad? If you have, but you haven’t shared this idea with anyone, keep reading. If your destination is Europe, I can explain the whole process.
School lunches are a well-known weekday horror – rubbery hotdogs, cardboard-like pizza. Some students may believe the meal could crawl right off the tray.
For more than six years, Mississippi has been suffering from an outmigration of citizens, particularly millennials after graduating from the state’s universities. State legislators have differing opinions on the issue.
“State Representative House District 2, Alcorn County. The University of Mississippi for a business degree and minor in English, and a law degree from Mississippi College.
Rep. Michael Evans, 42, represents District 45, which includes Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba and Winston counties. He is from Preston, Mississippi.
By Savannah Day Mississippi Capitol Press Corps The 2018 legislative session looks quite hopeful to Governor Phil Bryant and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, but some Mississippi Democrats feel differently. In […]
There are positives and negatives when it comes to Mississippi’s education system.
Some believe the new public charter school, Clarksdale Collegiate Prep, set to open in Clarksdale in the 2018-2019 school year, is a better option for students. Others disagree, and some aren’t sure.
As the 2018 legislative session convenes in Jackson, lawmakers know that education funding is sure to draw intense scrutiny and debate, and Oxford’s two legislators are gearing up their respective sides for a fight over a multitude of education policy issues.
I grew up in a small town that almost everyone could pronounce, but no one could truly spell. It was one of those towns where you had to be a native of the area to know where it was.
Politicians are notorious for smooth talking and skirting policy specifics while highlighting their achievements in office. State politicians are no different, and in Mississippi, where politicians haven’t had many achievements in recent years, the conversation truly must shift from one of past accomplishments to future workings.
Kate Martin taught in the Delta school system, where she experienced a beautifully broken place. Her teaching career started in the Delta at a small school in Sunflower County. Since she obtained an alternative teaching license, she had a lot to learn about classroom management.
Kaitlin Hollister Oxford Stories email@example.com There is so much excitement for seniors graduating high school – homecoming, football games, and prom. However, there is also a lot of pressure for high school […]
Rising University of Mississippi education students answer six of James Meredith’s public education questions
Mattie Thrasher Oxford Stories In August 1963, James Meredith became the first African American graduate of the University of Mississippi. His admission to the university sparked riots that involved more than 30,000 […]
Many Americans believe one should pack their bags and explore the world after college. However, Marlee Sue Bradley, who was born and raised in small town Corinth, wants to remain there.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a school superintendent for a day? Cory Uselton, the DeSoto County Superintendent, had a very eventful day Friday, Sept. 29 as he supported county schools.
Tiffany Casey, a fourth grade teacher at Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School in Meridian, believes covering so much material in a fast-paced environment can lead students to become less confident in their work. She says quality is more important than quantity.
University of Mississippi School of Education leaders are doing innovative things to improve the state and create high quality educators. This includes the new Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program.