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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man accused of setting fire to Biloxi church charged with arsonJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Man accused of setting fire to Biloxi church charged with arson
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man proposes during flash mob at Altitude Trampoline Park in LubbockJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Man proposes during flash mob at Altitude Trampoline Park in Lubbock
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Two nuns murdered in Holmes CountyJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Two nuns murdered in Holmes County
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Southaven Police collecting donations for Louisiana flood victimsJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Southaven Police collecting donations for Louisiana flood victims
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Madison County man arrested for child exploitationJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Madison County man arrested for child exploitation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Today's Al Roker under fire for Lochte rantJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Today's Al Roker under fire for Lochte rant
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
ACT scores increase for Mississippi JuniorsThe Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide adm
ACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors in the 2015-16 school year. According to a news release issued by MDE, the percentage of students meeting the benchmarks... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Renderings revealed for proposed USM Marine Research FacilityJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Renderings revealed for proposed USM Marine Research Facility
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fire at Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church under investigationJuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi
Fire at Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church under investigation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 hours ago
JuniorsACT scores increase for Mississippi Juniors ACT Scores for Mississippi Juniors Increase Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education released results from the statewide administration of the ACT to all high school juniors... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE to hold public meetings in Tupelo, across stateDaily Journal TUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education will host a pub
MDE to hold public meetings in Tupelo, across state
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
Daily Journal TUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education will host a public meeting in Tupelo next month to garner input on how the state agency should adapt to a new federal education law. The MDE must develop a plan to comply with the Every... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
ACT scores rise statewide, locallyrank among the top 25 scoring districts in the state on the ACT taken by all hi
ACT scores rise statewide, locally
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
rank among the top 25 scoring districts in the state on the ACT taken by all high school juniors statewide this year. The Mississippi Department of Education released the results last week from the ACT administered during the 2015-16 school... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Students learn computer coding in statewide computer science initiativeThey're learning about computer coding as part of the Computer Science for Miss
Students learn computer coding in statewide computer science initiative
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
They're learning about computer coding as part of the Computer Science for Mississippi initiative, a pilot program the Mississippi Department of Education has placed in elementary and high school classrooms throughout the state. Sharon Weems... Read more
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Philly.com
School district takeovers leave communities voicelessidentity. But legislation drafted 120 miles away in Jackson marked the end of t
School district takeovers leave communities voiceless
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
identity. But legislation drafted 120 miles away in Jackson marked the end of the Drew School District. In 2011, when the Mississippi Department of Education took over Drew's schools, the town's 540 students used just two buildings. In a... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Unprepared high school grads costs taxpayers, parents50 percent to 80 percent of our students who are not, quote, college ready." K
Unprepared high school grads costs taxpayers, parents
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
50 percent to 80 percent of our students who are not, quote, college ready." Kim Benton, chief academic officer for the Mississippi Department of Education, said having all high school juniors taking the ACT college test will help, by flagging... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Test scores will help determine school rankingsBy Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – State test scores released by the Mississippi D
Test scores will help determine school rankings
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – State test scores released by the Mississippi Department of Education last week help teachers guide instruction and give the public an idea of how students are doing, but they also play a significant role in... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Loss of afterschool puts kids at riskIn the wake of the potentially devastating loss of 21st Century Community Learn
Loss of afterschool puts kids at risk
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 6 days ago
In the wake of the potentially devastating loss of 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant funding, announced by the Mississippi Department of Education last week, afterschool programs across the state—including here at an Operation Shoestring... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Student test scores should be viewed in proper context"To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail" -- Mark Twain. The Mis
Student test scores should be viewed in proper context
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
"To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail" -- Mark Twain. The Mississippi Department of Education released the results of the statewide Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) test this week. The tests, taken by public school students in... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Standardized test scores in for local school districtsThe Mississippi Department of Education released Mississippi Assessment Program
Standardized test scores in for local school districts
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education released Mississippi Assessment Program results for the 2015-16 school year. Students take Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) tests for third- through eighth-grade English language arts, third- through... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Tupelo scores well on math, Lee County on EnglishDistrict officials say they are pleased with results from last year’s state tes
Tupelo scores well on math, Lee County on English
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
District officials say they are pleased with results from last year’s state test, which were released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education. Students took the test, the Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP), for the first time... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Rescue efforts still needed after Senatobia animal rescueimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Rescue efforts still needed after Senatobia animal rescue
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Yazoo coach dies teaching PE classimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Yazoo coach dies teaching PE class
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Memorial service announced for 6 plane crash victimsimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Memorial service announced for 6 plane crash victims
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Law enforcement members honored in Hattiesburgimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Law enforcement members honored in Hattiesburg
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Math achievement rises on new Miss. test, English flatin the first year of a new standardized test than on the previous test, accordi
Math achievement rises on new Miss. test, English flat
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
in the first year of a new standardized test than on the previous test, according to results released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education. “We saw that students either sustained in performance or improved from 2014-15 to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lamar County burglary suspects soughtimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Lamar County burglary suspects sought
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Pink Heart Funds founder pledges new beginningimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Pink Heart Funds founder pledges new beginning
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jones County residents vote whether to maintain two courthousesimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Jones County residents vote whether to maintain two courthouses
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Columbia, SC thanks Columbia, MS for disaster relief with sister city designationimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Columbia, SC thanks Columbia, MS for disaster relief with sister city designation
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Tupelo Resident Assistant sentenced for possession of controlled substanceimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Tupelo Resident Assistant sentenced for possession of controlled substance
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man arrested for following girl into bathroomimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Man arrested for following girl into bathroom
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Math achievement rises, English flat on new Mississippi testMississippi students fared roughly the same or a little better than on the prev
Math achievement rises, English flat on new Mississippi test
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
Mississippi students fared roughly the same or a little better than on the previous test. Results released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education show about one third of students were rated proficient on the new Mississippi Assessment... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Math achievement rises, English flat on new Mississippi testMississippi students fared roughly the same or a little better than on the prev
Math achievement rises, English flat on new Mississippi test
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 days ago
Mississippi students fared roughly the same or a little better than on the previous test. Results released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education show about one third of students were rated proficient on the new Mississippi Assessment... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
C Spire: New report confirms we have fastest Internet speeds in Mississippiimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
C Spire: New report confirms we have fastest Internet speeds in Mississippi
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Petal prepares for tough opener at Hattiesburgimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Petal prepares for tough opener at Hattiesburg
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Dept. of Public Safety fixes glitch in driver's license systemimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Dept. of Public Safety fixes glitch in driver's license system
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Authorities bust prescription forgery ring, seize counterfeit currency at Jackson homeimproves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program
Authorities bust prescription forgery ring, seize counterfeit currency at Jackson home
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
improves with new state assessment MDE releases Mississippi Assessment Program results. Source: WDAM archives The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Student achievement improves with new state assessmentThe Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student
Student achievement improves with new state assessment
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released the first set of student achievement results using the Mississippi Assessment Program (MAP) and found children are performing well under the new standards. Mississippi students took the MAP... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE releases test results, area schools perform wellschools as a whole performed above the state average on last year’s state test,
MDE releases test results, area schools perform well
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
schools as a whole performed above the state average on last year’s state test, as shown by results released by the Mississippi Department of Education on Thursday. Mississippi students took the Mississippi Assessment Program during the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
School leaders brace for cuts following MDE errorof children in the Northeast Mississippi region are in danger of being eliminat
School leaders brace for cuts following MDE error
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
of children in the Northeast Mississippi region are in danger of being eliminated following a budgeting error made by the Mississippi Department of Education affecting federal funds. The MDE is facing a deficit of up to $19 million in 21st... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
DuBard Dyslexia Symposium brings renowned speakers to Hub Cityis hosted by the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Sout
DuBard Dyslexia Symposium brings renowned speakers to Hub City
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
is hosted by the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi, and is sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Education, Hattiesburg Clinic Connections, Pine Grove and the International Association Method Task... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson Public Schools placed on probationThe Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation has agreed with a recommenda
Jackson Public Schools placed on probation
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
The Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation has agreed with a recommendation by the Mississippi Department of Education to place the Jackson Public School District on probation. The commission voted Tuesday to downgrade the district's status... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Governor criticizes education agency on after-school moneythis year. "This is the latest example of what has become a pattern of poor de
Governor criticizes education agency on after-school money
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
this year. "This is the latest example of what has become a pattern of poor decision-making and mismanagement at the Mississippi Department of Education," Bryant said in a statement Monday. "The State Board of Education must remedy this... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDE error cuts off after-school grantsJACKSON — Mississippi Department of Education officials say an error by the dep
MDE error cuts off after-school grants
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
JACKSON — Mississippi Department of Education officials say an error by the department led to an over commitment of federal funds for 21st Century Community Learning Centers in 2015-16 and forced MDE to discontinued new grants for the 2016-17 school... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
SOCSD adds controls after FY '15 audit finds deficienciesin the district's tracking of spending and reimbursements, which could have for
SOCSD adds controls after FY '15 audit finds deficiencies
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
in the district's tracking of spending and reimbursements, which could have forced the district to repay money to the Mississippi Department of Education. Another finding stated 14 purchase invoices preceded their corresponding order, a... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE error will impact federal grant programJACKSON – A budgeting error by the Mississippi Department of Education will res
MDE error will impact federal grant program
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
JACKSON – A budgeting error by the Mississippi Department of Education will result in a reduction of federal grant money to Mississippi schools and community organizations. The error impacts the 21st Century grant program. It provided a total of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Group of parents intervene in charter school lawsuitcharter schools receive public funding even though they are exempt from the ove
Group of parents intervene in charter school lawsuit
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 14 days ago
charter schools receive public funding even though they are exempt from the oversight of the state Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Education, and local boards of education. A school operating outside the authority of the state... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Group of parents intervene in charter school lawsuitcharter schools receive public funding even though they are exempt from the ove
Group of parents intervene in charter school lawsuit
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 15 days ago
charter schools receive public funding even though they are exempt from the oversight of the state Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Education, and local boards of education. A school operating outside the authority of the state... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Gulfport teacher among MS finalists for national math, science awardthe highest honor given by the president to outstanding K-12 math and science t
Gulfport teacher among MS finalists for national math, science award
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
the highest honor given by the president to outstanding K-12 math and science teachers across the country. On Tuesday, the Mississippi Department of Education confirmed that a Gulfport educator is one of the state finalists for the national... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Holmes on the comeback trailSource: WDAM The Hattiesburg Public School District is hiring an education con
Holmes on the comeback trail
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
Source: WDAM The Hattiesburg Public School District is hiring an education consulting company and working with the Mississippi Department of Education to improve the district’s academic performance. The Hattiesburg Public School District... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Tallahatchie HotShots cheerleading squad picks up a new sponsor: MaxxSouth BroadbandSource: WDAM The Hattiesburg Public School District is hiring an education con
Tallahatchie HotShots cheerleading squad picks up a new sponsor: MaxxSouth Broadband
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
Source: WDAM The Hattiesburg Public School District is hiring an education consulting company and working with the Mississippi Department of Education to improve the district’s academic performance. The Hattiesburg Public School District... Read more
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