Conerly: We Must Fight for Our Children (Reflections on ECET2)

On January 27 and 28, Mississippi educators held the very first Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) event in Jackson. You can read more about this event here.   Attendee, Alicia Conerly, reflects on the event below. After my recent return from the ECET2 conference, I felt refreshed, fired up, and  ready to work. […]

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Koonlaba: What do you think about teachers needing professional organizations?

When I first read the title of this post, I immediately thought of educator organizations such as the National Education Association or the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents. Possibly, I thought of these because of their politics which often get media coverage. However, as I continued to read Join Now: Why Teachers Need Professional Organizations, […]

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Koonlaba: Mississippi, What do you think you are doing?

I’ve just read the most depressing article this morning from back in the spring about Detroit’s schools. It tells about how much some families struggle to get their children to school in a place where school choice policy has run rampant for many years. I can’t imagine having to do any of the things described in […]

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