Nine Elementary Schools Improve Literacy Skills, Transition from State Literacy Support

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Nine elementary schools where the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) deployed literacy coaches to help teachers become more effective teachers of reading have achieved...

Mississippi’s first charter high school approved

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Monday, the Mississippi Charter Authorizer Board approved two new charter schools for the Jackson area. Last month, the board tabled consideration of three school proposals until...

State Board of Education considers public comment on adding student representatives

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The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) is seeking public comment on a proposal to appoint student representatives to the SBE starting in the...

State school board approves district and school performance grades for 2017-2018

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The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) approved letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools...

Dyslexia in Mississippi: A journey not all students can make

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You wake up by 5 am and hit the road by 6 am. You deal with traffic, road work and/or bad weather on your...

MAE endorses Espy, Baria, and Anderson

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MAE has announced endorsements for Secretary Mike Espy for Senate, Representative David Baria for Senate, and Representative Jeramey Anderson for Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District. The...

Three Mississippi schools earn National Blue Ribbon Honors

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three Mississippi schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall...

US Education Secretary to visit Holmes County Consolidated School District

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos coming to Mississippi Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is taking a trip to the Holmes County Consolidated School District next week, according...

OPINION: Greater Government Dependency Is Not The Way Out Of Poverty

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Graduating from high school, obtaining employment, and getting married before having children is still the best path out of poverty. By: Brett Kittredge, Director of Marketing...

Hyde-Smith votes with Senate on major opioid crisis legislation

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Miss. Senator Worked to Ensure Greater Telehealth Usage to Treat Opioid Addiction U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to...

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