Last week, the Daily Journal ran a six-day package of stories on the issue of teacher quality and the need for Mississippi to attract more of its best and brightest residents to be classroom teachers. The package is part of the “State of Our Schools” a year-long look at Mississippi’s education system and its challenges in the hopes of better informing a more comprehensive debate. The entire series is available here.
Let’s continue the conversation. What stood out to you from the series? What questions do you have? What elements do think are the most important in Mississippi’s attempts to attract more great teachers? How important do you believe this issue is?
Leave your questions and comments below, and I will respond throughout the day.