Parents and Student Achievement: What's For Lunch?

Read Anne Foster's latest blog for Learning First Alliance.

Learn about the Common Core State Standards

PPS explains the history and reasons for development of CCSS and gives both pro and con arguments.

PPS featured in Education Week

Read the article, "Mississippi Partnership Contributes to Higher Student Scores".

Parents and Student Achievement: What's For Lunch?
Learn about the Common Core State Standards
PPS featured in Education Week

News & Commentary

Apr. 9, 2014 LFA: Give Educators More Time to Successfully Implement Common Core State Standards

The Learning First Alliance today called on policy makers to allow more time for the formal implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), particularly the... 

Apr. 9, 2014 Aldermen appoint Nell Rogers to city School Board post

A new city School Board member from Ward 1 was appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen last week following a lengthy discussion.

Apr. 8, 2014 African-Americans Say 'Parent Involvement' Key to School Success

The "lack of parental involvement" is the biggest issue affecting black students' quality of education.

That is one of major findings in a new national survey of African Americans on factors in...