BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — Shannon Eubanks’ office walls are adorned with brightly colored artwork by his sixth-grade daughter, Kelly. The elementary school principal finds the owl and giraffe creations that stare at him each day both beautiful and heartbreaking. Eubanks just spent several months campaigning tirelessly for passage of Initiative 42, a grassroots effort aimed at […]
Author Archives: Monique Harrison-Henderson
Monique Harrison-Henderson has more than 20 years of experience writing about, studying and teaching about U.S. public education. An award-winning writer, she has served as an education writer for newspapers in Mississippi and California, and also has written for Time and the Houston Chronicle. She served as the Director of Public Relations for the Mississippi Department of Education in the late 1990s, and served as an elementary school teacher in both California and Texas. She holds a master's and doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Redlands in Southern California, and recently returned to her home state of Mississippi, where her two children are public school students.