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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE initiative to provide career skills software at area schoolsBy Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education is work
MDE initiative to provide career skills software at area schools
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education is working with several Northeast Mississippi school districts on its first major career readiness initiative. The initiative will provide schools with career exploration... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lumberton consolidation commission plans for three districts' futuresthe Lumberton, Poplarville and Lamar County school districts. "None of us aske
Lumberton consolidation commission plans for three districts' futures
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
the Lumberton, Poplarville and Lamar County school districts. "None of us asked for it," said Mike Kent, who works for the Mississippi Department of Education and will work with the commission during the consolidation process. "None of us are happy... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Area teachers get training for computer science initiativecontinues throughout this week, and elementary school teachers will be trained
Area teachers get training for computer science initiative
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
continues throughout this week, and elementary school teachers will be trained in July. The initiative comes from the Mississippi Department of Education and the Research and Curriculum Development Unit at Mississippi State University in an... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Aberdeen School District continues steps toward local controlwho will serve are Jim Edwards, Patrick Lockett, Dwight McComb, Sandra Peoples
Aberdeen School District continues steps toward local control
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 days ago
who will serve are Jim Edwards, Patrick Lockett, Dwight McComb, Sandra Peoples and Tony Oliver. The five were chosen by the Mississippi Department of Education from a pool of 39 applicants. “I look forward to working with the members of this school... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Roses and thorns:is the first early college high school in Mississippi. The pilot program is the
Roses and thorns:
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
is the first early college high school in Mississippi. The pilot program is the result of a partnership between EMCC, the Mississippi Department of Education and Mississippi State University. A rose to the husband and wife team of Lee and Ashley... Read more
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WCBI Columbus
Teachers Wrap Up Math, Science Programare finishing up a two-week program, which focuses on math and science. It’s a
Teachers Wrap Up Math, Science Program
WCBI Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
are finishing up a two-week program, which focuses on math and science. It’s a partnership grant funded through the Mississippi Department of Education. “I think just how to integrate math throughout all the subjects. We’ve learned English... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Mississippi graduation rates reach all time highAccording to the Mississippi Department of Education, high school graduation ra
Mississippi graduation rates reach all time high
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
According to the Mississippi Department of Education, high school graduation rates for the state reached an all time high during the 2015-2016 school year with 80.8 percent of all students graduating within four years. MDE released graduation rates... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Early College High School grows in second yearhigh school in Mississippi, opened in the fall of 2015. The pilot program is th
Early College High School grows in second year
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
high school in Mississippi, opened in the fall of 2015. The pilot program is the result of a partnership between EMCC, the Mississippi Department of Education and Mississippi State University. "This innovative program is for students who may be... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
CMSD must tighten belt on its budget requesthas failed to meet that obligation -- the district has been rated as under-perf
CMSD must tighten belt on its budget request
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
has failed to meet that obligation -- the district has been rated as under-performing for five consecutive years by the Mississippi Department of Education. To date, taxpayers have seen no return on their financial investment in the district... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Kindergarteners score well on readiness testBy Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi kindergartners had a good
Kindergarteners score well on readiness test
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – Northeast Mississippi kindergartners had a good year according to data released by the Mississippi Department of Education this week. The data released Thursday revealed every school district in the state of... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Graduation rates increase in regionof students with disabilities graduating continues to lag regionally and statew
Graduation rates increase in region
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
of students with disabilities graduating continues to lag regionally and statewide. According to data released by the Mississippi Department of Education Thursday, the statewide graduation rate has risen to 80.8 percent for 2016, up from 78.4... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi high school grad rate goes up, dropout rate downThe Mississippi Department of Education says the state reached its record rate
Mississippi high school grad rate goes up, dropout rate down
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education says the state reached its record rate for high school graduation during the recently completed school year. In a report released Thursday, school districts showed a four-year graduation rate of 80.8 percent... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi high school grad rate goes up, dropout rate downThe Mississippi Department of Education says the state reached its record rate
Mississippi high school grad rate goes up, dropout rate down
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education says the state reached its record rate for high school graduation during the recently completed school year. In a report released Thursday, school districts showed a four-year graduation rate of 80.8 percent... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MS kindergarteners start behind, gain quicklyfor kindergarten. But when taking the test again in the spring, Mississippi stu
MS kindergarteners start behind, gain quickly
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
for kindergarten. But when taking the test again in the spring, Mississippi students' average score rose to 703. The Mississippi Department of Education in a press release said this increase was greater than last year's, which rose from 501... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Schools for the blind and deaf prepare for budget cutto affect hiring practices at both institutions for the upcoming 2016-2017 scho
Schools for the blind and deaf prepare for budget cut
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
to affect hiring practices at both institutions for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year looms. A spokeswoman with the Mississippi Department of Education said funding for MSD and MSB, which represent a one-line item, in the agency’s budget... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
JSU Poll: Restrooms should be restricted by biological genderstate lawmakers — including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her
JSU Poll: Restrooms should be restricted by biological gender
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 13 days ago
state lawmakers — including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her — Wright rescinded the statement saying the Mississippi Department of Education would follow state leadership and ignore the federal directives. In addition, the poll... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Wright's former co-workers get $600,000 in contractsContracts between the Mississippi Department of Education and two of the state
Wright's former co-workers get $600,000 in contracts
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
Contracts between the Mississippi Department of Education and two of the state superintendent’s former co-workers appear to duplicate technology-related services while costing the state hundreds of thousands of dollars. The contracts, worth more... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Consolidation commission continues progressschool districts is pretty blunt, but it does allow for some lee-way on the bes
Consolidation commission continues progress
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 17 days ago
school districts is pretty blunt, but it does allow for some lee-way on the best way to implement the change. Mike Kent, Mississippi Department of Education deputy State Superintendent and Chickasaw County Consolidation Commission Chairman, said... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
William Carey University School of Education offers new advanced degreesand behavioral disorders increased from 0.22% in 2002 to 0.62% in 2011. The inc
William Carey University School of Education offers new advanced degrees
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
and behavioral disorders increased from 0.22% in 2002 to 0.62% in 2011. The increase represents 1,958 students over the nine-year period. The Mississippi Department of Education job postings show this certification as a critical n... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Holloway named finalist in Hattiesburg superintendent searchhas about 4,500 students enrolled this academic year, Smith said, and most rece
Holloway named finalist in Hattiesburg superintendent search
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
has about 4,500 students enrolled this academic year, Smith said, and most recently received a C rating from the Mississippi Department of Education. "There's a lot of community interest in this hire, and we're looking forward to finding... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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First Coast News
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
First Coast News / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KTVB Boise / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is ro
Ruling in decades-old schools case raises new questions
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
45% black; other races make up the remainder. Margaret Green Junior High is roughly 53% black and 41% white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-16 enrollment figures for the district. For those in the midst of this half-century... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
What is at stake? The Cleveland desegregation fightother junior high/middle school, Margaret Green Junior High, is roughly 53 perc
What is at stake? The Cleveland desegregation fight
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 25 days ago
other junior high/middle school, Margaret Green Junior High, is roughly 53 percent black and 41 percent white, based upon Mississippi Department of Education 2015-2016 enrollment figures for the Cleveland School District. For those in the midst... Read more
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The Christian Post
Fighting Back Against President Obama's Gender Identity Insanitywithout a fight: "A safe and caring school environment is critical to a student
Fighting Back Against President Obama's Gender Identity Insanity
The Christian Post / Posted 25 days ago
without a fight: "A safe and caring school environment is critical to a student's ability to learn and achieve. The Mississippi Department of Education will adhere to . . . the joint guidance issued today" by the federal overlords. Dr.... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
With tight budget, math and science school trims enrollmentmore money, enrollment is expected to reach its lowest level of 220 students by
With tight budget, math and science school trims enrollment
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 26 days ago
more money, enrollment is expected to reach its lowest level of 220 students by the 2017-2018 school year. The Mississippi Department of Education says MSMS has operated with a level budget of $4.5 million the past two years. The... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
School for Math and Science cuts enrollment citing fundinglorem tax base to draw funds from and are therefore excluded from the formula.
School for Math and Science cuts enrollment citing funding
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 28 days ago
lorem tax base to draw funds from and are therefore excluded from the formula. Instead they rely on allocations from the Mississippi Department of Education. With MDE subject to state budget cuts, these schools are particularly vulnerable. LEARN... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Miss. campus news: May 28from 0.22 percent in 2002 to 0.62 percent in 2011, or an increase of 1,958 stud
Miss. campus news: May 28
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
from 0.22 percent in 2002 to 0.62 percent in 2011, or an increase of 1,958 students over the nine-year period. The Mississippi Department of Education job postings show this certification as a critical needs degree. Both degrees require 30... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Bryant intends to join transgender bathroom lawsuitin the suit by Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, A
Bryant intends to join transgender bathroom lawsuit
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
in the suit by Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah and Georgia. The Mississippi Department of Education initially said May 13 that it would follow the federal guidance about transgender... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Clarksdale cheating hearing likely won't end until AugustSchool Principal Lowanda Tyler-Jones helped orchestrate cheating on standardize
Clarksdale cheating hearing likely won't end until August
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
School Principal Lowanda Tyler-Jones helped orchestrate cheating on standardized tests. Jean Cook, a spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Education, says the commission made it through only five of more than 20 planned... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Clarksdale cheating hearing likely won't end until AugustSchool Principal Lowanda Tyler-Jones helped orchestrate cheating on standardize
Clarksdale cheating hearing likely won't end until August
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 1 months ago
School Principal Lowanda Tyler-Jones helped orchestrate cheating on standardized tests. Jean Cook, a spokeswoman for the Mississippi Department of Education, says the commission made it through only five of more than 20 planned... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Clarksdale principal's hearing delayedin its allotted four days, the state licensure commission granted a continuance
Clarksdale principal's hearing delayed
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 1 months ago
in its allotted four days, the state licensure commission granted a continuance and will resume the hearing in August. The Mississippi Department of Education alleges Tyler-Jones directed teachers to cheat on state standardized exams, and two... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Mississippi to join states' suit over transgender bathroom directivelawmakers -- including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her -- Wr
Mississippi to join states' suit over transgender bathroom directive
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 1 months ago
lawmakers -- including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her -- Wright rescinded the statement saying the Mississippi Department of Education would follow state leadership and ignore the federal directives. On Tuesday, the state... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Mississippi to join states' suit over transgender bathroom directivelawmakers -- including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her -- Wr
Mississippi to join states' suit over transgender bathroom directive
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 1 months ago
lawmakers -- including calls for the state Board of Education to fire her -- Wright rescinded the statement saying the Mississippi Department of Education would follow state leadership and ignore the federal directives. On Tuesday, the state... Read more
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