Mississippi Lottery surpasses $80 million in revenue, additional will go to education

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Lottery to send over $35 million to education for FY 2021. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation has announced a surplus of revenue for the fiscal year...

School District Looks to Reduce Ineffective Spending With Help from State Auditor

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 Auditor’s office pays for data firm to examine Starkville Oktibbeha School District’s operations and expenditures A partnership with the State Auditor has helped the Starkville...

Mississippi Becomes 4th State to Allow Access to Federal Financial Aid for Career Pathway...

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Students have the opportunity to earn a high school equivalency and other postsecondary credential in less time. In a plan approved by the United States...

Mississippi to Receive $10.7 million from U.S. Dept. of Education to Address Homeless Youth

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First round of funds to be received next week. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced today plans to distribute $800 million to help support...

MDEQ Awards $354,000 to 15 School Districts for New School Buses

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MDEQ Diesel School Bus Replacement Program has awarded over $1.30 million to 50+ school districts. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded $354,700...

Mississippi Recognized as One of Top Six States for High-Quality Pre-K

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Mississippi sets example for early education policies. The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) recognized Mississippi in its latest report on pre-K quality as...

MDE: Legislature Passes Teacher Pay Raise, Increases Funds for State Board of Education Priorities

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The Mississippi Legislature made significant investments in public education during the 2021 legislative session including a statewide teacher pay raise and millions allocated for...

MCRAE: April is Financial Education Month

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April is Financial Education Month, and State Treasurer David McRae shared his thoughts in a column this week that was posted in the Delta Democrat...

Mississippi to allow college athletes to be compensated for use of their name, image,...

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Mississippi is set to join a half dozen other states in enacting legislation to allow college athletes the right to earn income from their...

Governor Reeves signs Teacher Pay Raise, looks for more next year

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Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves announced on Twitter Monday evening that he had signed the teacher pay raise bill into law giving most educators a...

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