WIGGINS: Keep Mississippi 4-Year Olds in the U.S. Top 5 For Kindergarten Readiness

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By: Senator Brice Wiggins Each legislative session, education funding is always a hot topic of debate. Whether it is fully-funding MAEP, passing teacher pay raises...

MS Dept. of Education disputes OSA Letter on Equity in Distance Learning Act

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) disputes State Auditor Shad White’s claims that the agency is ignoring state law in its implementation of the...

MDE: School Districts Submit Plans to Provide Computer Devices to All Students

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Every school district in Mississippi has submitted plans to the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to provide all public-school students with the technology to...

DEAN: Mississippi Converted Disruption to Educational Opportunity

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The year 2020 has without question been the most professionally and personally demanding time for educators, parents, and students in at least the last...

“Mississippi’s CIO” Craig Orgeron announces retirement, Michele Blocker named interim Executive Director

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Dr. Craig Orgeron, MS Department of Information Technology Services Executive Director, announced today his upcoming retirement from the agency effective August 7, 2020. Dr. Orgeron...

Will the MS legislature let the clock run on out special needs students?

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The Education Scholarship Account program will expire on June 30, 2020 without legislative action to extend it. Currently, ESA students come from 86 school districts...

PEER committee releases annual report analysis of Mississippi charter schools

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The Mississippi Legislative PEER Committee has released its annual report, FY 2019 Annual Report: Analysis of Funding for Mississippi Charter Schools and the Charter...

Jumpstart Test Prep releases Legislative Pilot Study Results for ACT

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Twenty-two Mississippi schools were chosen to participate in an ACT test pilot program.  The program provided online classes for juniors preparing for the assessment...

MDE Cites Record-Low Dropout Rate in Response to State Auditor’s Performance Audit for Office...

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) held up its sustained record of improved student achievement over the past six years – particularly the state’s...

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