Koonlaba: What do you think about “batch-processing” your tasks?


This article titled, 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Non-Teaching Time, didn’t immediately catch my attention. However, as I skimmed the page, I noticed a photo of four identical salads sitting on a counter top. It was obviously a photo of food-prepping. I thought to myself, “I do that. I food prep.” I […]


DAILY JOURNAL: OUR OPINION: Teachers, schools adjust based on new test data


Tupelo’s thousands of public school students returned to classes Tuesday after the Christmas holiday break, but their teachers and other academic specialists were out of the starting gate on Monday, prepping for revised goals and assessing what changes need to be made for the second semester. The daylong teachers’ session showed a side of the […]


Corder: Appointed School Superintendents should lead to Elected School Boards


By Frank Corder Clarion Ledger’s Geoff Pender wrote recently, “There appears to be a political harmonic convergence — all the stars are lining up to allow” the Mississippi Legislature to pass a bill aimed at making all school superintendents appointed rather than elected, a measure Pender says is “long-needed, long-thwarted reform.” On this point we […]


AP: School funding, Miss. flag, highways on legislative agenda


By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Published: Yesterday JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi lawmakers begin their four-year term, and their four-month 2016 session, on Tuesday with a wide range of issues to consider: ___ EDUCATION Legislators could try to revise the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, a complex formula designed to give schools enough money to meet midlevel […]