Governor Reeves Launches Expanded COVID-19 Testing for Teachers and Telehealth in Schools

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Today, Governor Tate Reeves launched new COVID-19 initiatives to ensure the health and well-being of students and teachers as they return to school. Understanding the...

MDE raises concerns about State Auditor Report on Career and Technical Education

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is raising concerns about the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) report on career and technical education (CTE)...

Auditor White: Reports Show Education Data Can be More Accurate

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Some public school records may be incomplete or contain errors, potentially skewing school program assessments or affecting local school district funding. Two reports released...

MDE Helps to Equip School Districts with Technology for Distance Learning

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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is working with school districts statewide to implement two new laws designed to equip students with the technology...

House Democrats: Governor Reeves’s Executive Orders for Public Schools Do Not Go Far Enough

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Mississippi House Democratic Caucus releases the following statement after Governor Reeves issued several executive orders yesterday: On Saturday, August 1, 2020, Director of the Harvard...

Fans can attend fall middle, high school sports but must wear masks, per new...

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The Mississippi High School Activities Association released its fall sports guidelines on Tuesday outlining steps to comply with state and federal health and safety...

Hosemann criticizes Reeves over education budget veto, refusal to appoint flag commission members

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Disagreements continue between the upper branches of Mississippi government, Governor Tate Reeves, Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn. Just this...

MDE announces districts will finalize start of the year plans by July 31

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All Mississippi school districts will finalize plans for the start of the new school year by July 31. State law requires Mississippi schools to operate...

Public school extracurriculars not available for homeschoolers, even some distance learners

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While most parents are preparing to send their children back to school in a few weeks, some school districts in Mississippi are allowing distance...

CORDER: Teacher rally masks political agenda behind safe return to school

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The vast majority of Mississippi’s workforce has been on the job in some capacity throughout the pandemic.  Some of these “essential services” workers took...

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