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2015/04/24 12:35
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By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Legislation that would establish a commission to make recommendations to the state Board of Education on academic standards was vetoed...
2015/04/24 12:35
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2015/04/24 01:41
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Governor vetoes bill; Says it doesn't accomplish goal to end Common CorePosted: Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:56 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 23, 2015 8:55 PM EDT The original version of the bill...
2015/04/23 22:35
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By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Legislation that would establish a commission to make recommendations to the state Board of Education on academic standards was vetoed...
2015/04/23 22:28
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education has charged a former Heidelberg Elementary School Teacher with violating state law by cheating on state tests. MDE wants...
2015/04/15 12:35
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TUPELO – Saltillo High School English teacher Bethany Poppelreiter took home another honor on Tuesday night. The fifth-year educator was chosen the American Legion’s “District One” Educator of the...
2015/04/14 23:11
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Mississippi As state testing continues, a local legislator is raising concerns about a new law in Mississippi that he says criminalizes educators. It's Senate Bill 2258. Later this month Governor Phil...
2015/04/12 03:07
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The Lowndes County School District board of trustees discovered their finances are strong at Friday's meeting. LCSD accountant Brent Ballard gave the board the audit report from fiscal year 2014. He...
2015/04/09 14:29
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This is a press release from the Mississippi Department of Education Expanded reading times, reading intervention for struggling students, parent meetings and community support for literacy are all...
2015/04/07 02:28
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Many Jackson County students will get an early introduction to roles as doctors, pharmacists and forensic scientists. Vancleave High will become the first high school in Mississippi to offer a...
2015/04/03 23:27
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Many states across the county are changing their high school graduation requirements. Students in Mississippi, for example, no longer are required to pass all their final tests in order to receive a...
2015/04/03 04:41
2015/04/03 04:41
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees voted to extend Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray's contract another year. A press release says the extension was based on...
2015/04/02 18:09
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A bill to end Common Core has passed the State Senate and is now waiting on the governor's signature, but not everyone believes the bill will actually eliminate the controversial education...
2015/04/02 14:28
2015/04/02 14:28
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This is a press release from the Mississippi Department of Education The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Teacher Center announced today the finalists for the 2015...
2015/03/31 21:11
2015/03/31 21:11
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Jackson, Miss. A bill headed to Gov. Phil Bryant would establish a group to study whether Mississippi should modify or walk away from Common Core academic standards. The House and Senate Tuesday both...
2015/03/31 17:11
2015/03/31 17:11
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Senators want more work on a bill that would force the Mississippi Department of Education to relaunch a contract competition to pick state standardized tests with rules that would benefit the ACT...
2015/03/30 12:35
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Sickness is the primary cause of the relatively high rate of absences in Itawamba County’s schools, according to Superintendent of Education Michael Nanney. The results of a recent study of chronic...
2015/03/27 00:27
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Parents with special-needs kids in Mississippi could soon use taxpayer dollars to send them to faith-based schools, under a new bill approved by the state Legislature on Thursday. The legislation...
2015/03/26 22:11
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Lauderdale Co. Two local elementary schools are exemplifying what it means to be "Champions of Change." That's what the Mississippi Department of Education said while honoring Oakland Heights...
2015/04/24 12:35
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