Mississippi Department of Education Tech Chief Leaving Post Under Cloud Of Suspicion.

By MississippI PEP Staff | November 17th, 2017 at 6:28 pm

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, MDE, Mississippi, MS State Government, News

A Mississippi Department of Education executive at the center of questions about the department’s contracting practices is resigning. Chief of Technology and District Transformation John Porter is leaving the department at the end of November for “personal reasons,” spokeswoman Jean Cook told The Associated Press on Friday. Cook said Porter’s departure had nothing to do […]

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright To Legislators: “Our Children Are Achieving.”

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 24th, 2017 at 6:11 am

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The MS PEP Staff consists of a number of volunteers across the state dedicated to sharing news and commentary important to conservatives.

Filed Under: Budget, Carey Wright, Education, Legislature, MAEP, MDE, Mississippi, MS State Government, News, Superintendents

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright asked Legislative Budget Committee for 10.8-percent increase to continue what she described as “strides in improving education.”

MS Board of Education Wants Control Of Achievement District

By MississippI PEP Staff | April 23rd, 2017 at 1:01 pm

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, MDE, Mississippi, News, Politics, Superintendents, Teachers

Some members of Mississippi’s state Board of Education want direct control over a statewide school district that will take charge of faltering local schools and districts. The board members Thursday said they felt state Superintendent Carey Wright was cutting them out of the process to choose a superintendent for Mississippi’s achievement school district, which was […]

ANDERSON: Will President-Elect Trump’s Selection For Secretary of Education Lead Dismantling of Common Core As Promised?

By Rita Anderson | December 15th, 2016 at 1:08 pm

BY: Rita Anderson / Mississippi PEP Contributor

Clinton resident, past president of Clinton Chamber, active in Morrison Heights Baptist Church and secretary of Hinds County Republican Women.

Filed Under: Carey Wright, Christianity, Common Core, Contributor, Education, Ethics, Federal Government, Leadership, MDE, Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus, Mississippi PEP, National, Opinion, Politics, Rita Anderson, School Choice

President-elect Trump’s commitment to ‘Make America Great Again!’ is no longer a campaign slogan but a promise repeated throughout his current thank-you tour across the country. And he’s added more detail to just what he means by great. Great means strong – economically and militarily. Great means safe – at our borders and in our […]

Supt. Carey Wright Calls MDE 2015-2016 Accountability Scores for Schools and Districts “A New Starting Point”

By MississippI PEP Staff | October 20th, 2016 at 11:24 am

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, MDE, Mississippi, MS State Government, News

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) today released letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed in the 2015-16 school year. District grades for 2015-16 include 14 “A” districts, 39 “B” districts, 36 “C” districts, 35 “D” districts and 19 “F” districts. The Mississippi […]

MDE Paperwork for Supt. Carey Wright’s International Travel Reveals Shoddiness

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 25th, 2016 at 7:27 pm

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, MDE, MS State Government, News, Spending

The Council of Chief State School Officers, a prominent player on the national education stage, covered most of the cost of State Superintendent Carey Wright’s trip last year to Shanghai, China, for a diplomacy event. It cost the state $789. But offsetting what may be considered a nominal expense for such a trip are Wright’s […]

GUAJARDO: Supt. Carey Wright’s Comments Regarding Mishandled Funds Disrespectul to Parents, State Leaders Need to Take Action

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 18th, 2016 at 1:26 pm

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, Federal Government, MDE, MS State Government, Opinion, Spending

BY: Rod Guajardo/Daily Journal It’s unfortunate that this has occurred,” (State Superintendent of Education Carey) Wright told the AP (regarding mishandled federal grant money at the Mississippi Dept of Education).  “But the part to me we have to keep our eyes on is the school day is when the majority of work gets done.” With […]

Nearly 100 Teachers Chosen to Serve on MDE’s First Mississippi Teacher Council

By MississippI PEP Staff | September 7th, 2016 at 7:38 am

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Filed Under: Carey Wright, Education, Events, Hattiesburg, MDE, Mississippi, Regions, Teachers

The Mississippi Department of Education announced last week what department officials describe as “an experienced and highly regarded group of professionals from across the state.”  The group of teachers will serve on the first Mississippi Teacher Council (MTC). In order to qualify for consideration to the council teachers had to: Be a classroom teacher for […]