Mississippi’s governor said Tuesday that the quality of education in the U.S. began declining when mothers started working outside the home, though he added later that he was not trying to blame working women for education problems.
Gov. Phil Bryant rarely misses a chance to bash the federal healthcare overhaul as an unaffordable intrusion. But Thursday, he announced the state is giving $1 million to a federal contractor that will hire 1,000 Mississippians to help implement it.
JACKSON — Sometimes, someone veers from the script. That seemed to be the case last week when Gov. Phil Bryant said he would try to
JACKSON — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he thinks he can run Medicaid even if lawmakers don’t reauthorize the program or set its budget by
For almost six years, West Point has displayed a remarkable resiliency. The city has survived, if not thrived, since the closing of the Bryan Foods plant in 2007.
Gov. Phil Bryant continues to tout the potential of new education measures.
The Republican Bryant signed four bills into law Wednesday at Northwest Rankin High School, where he pledged last fall to seek many of the changes and promised students he would come back to sign the bills before them.
Two Golden Triangle school consolidation bills should receive Gov. Phil Bryant’s signature by the end of the month, state Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, confirmed Tuesday.
One of many ambitious education plans being considered by Mississippi lawmakers is a focus on reading in early grades, including holding back third-graders if they can’t read on at least a basic level.
Gov. Phil Bryant confronted members of the state College Board Thursday over their opposition to increasing requirements for teaching candidates.
Last week, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation designed to ensure religious liberties in the state’s schools. While widely lauded by many in conservative Christian camps, others believe the legislation’s impact may result in some unintended consequences that go far beyond assuring that students can reference religion over the school intercom, at sporting events or at graduation ceremonies.