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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE seeks public feedback in TupeloKent TUPELO – Local educators, community members and school leaders gathered T
MDE seeks public feedback in Tupelo
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Kent TUPELO – Local educators, community members and school leaders gathered Thursday afternoon to provide feedback to the Mississippi Department of Education on how the state agency should comply with a new federal education law. The two public... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi Ed Dept. travel forms spottycost.” The Clarion-Ledger discovered the issues with the $789 international tr
Mississippi Ed Dept. travel forms spotty
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
cost.” The Clarion-Ledger discovered the issues with the $789 international trip during a review of travel records for Mississippi Department of Education’s 11 top administrators. Of all the trips MDE’s upper administrators made, Wright’s... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: Sept. 24universal public pre-K education, and state data suggests a significant need fo
Mississippi campus briefs: Sept. 24
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
universal public pre-K education, and state data suggests a significant need for it. A 2015 assessment conducted by the Mississippi Department of Education found that approximately 64 percent of Mississippi children do not possess the literacy... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
MDE seeks public input on federal education lawTUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education will hold two meetings in Tupe
MDE seeks public input on federal education law
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
TUPELO – The Mississippi Department of Education will hold two meetings in Tupelo on Thursday evening to garner input from the public on how it should comply with the latest federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA replaces... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
After-school program cuts hit locallylonger be provided tutoring, remediation and other after-school activities foll
After-school program cuts hit locally
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 days ago
longer be provided tutoring, remediation and other after-school activities following cuts to federal grants prompted by a Mississippi Department of Education budgeting error. The MDE suspended 21st Century grant funding in August after it came to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
After-school programs scaled back amid reduced fundingfederal money to subsidize after-school programs for a quarter of the students
After-school programs scaled back amid reduced funding
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
federal money to subsidize after-school programs for a quarter of the students they originally projected to serve. The Mississippi Department of Education said Friday that because employees mishandled grant money earlier, the state will only be... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDE seeks sponsors for 2017 Summer Food ProgramWhile a new school year has just begun, the Mississippi Department of Education
MDE seeks sponsors for 2017 Summer Food Program
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
While a new school year has just begun, the Mississippi Department of Education is at work seeking sponsors to operate the 2017 Summer Food Service Program in counties across the state. Administered by the MDE Office of Child Nutrition, the Summer... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
After-school programs scaled back amid reduced fundingfederal money to subsidize after-school programs for a quarter of the students
After-school programs scaled back amid reduced funding
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
federal money to subsidize after-school programs for a quarter of the students they originally projected to serve. The Mississippi Department of Education said Friday that because employees mishandled grant money earlier, the state will only be... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 millionschools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs w
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 million
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
schools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs will actually be getting the cash. The Mississippi Department of Education suspended the federal grants last month after learning employees mishandled grant money... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 millionschools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs w
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 million
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
schools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs will actually be getting the cash. The Mississippi Department of Education suspended the federal grants last month after learning employees mishandled grant money... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Miss. sets new score levels for A-to-F school gradesthe system Thursday, clearing the way to release the letter grades on Oct. 20.
Miss. sets new score levels for A-to-F school grades
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
the system Thursday, clearing the way to release the letter grades on Oct. 20. The dustups began when officials with the Mississippi Department of Education proposed a plan to assign A's to 8 percent of school districts and assigning F's to the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 millionschools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs w
Mississippi after-school programs to get only $5.6 million
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
schools that expected to get federal money to subsidize after-school programs will actually be getting the cash. The Mississippi Department of Education suspended the federal grants last month after learning employees mishandled grant money... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Boys & Girls Club officials hammer out budget issuesthe Gulf Coast executives are trying to solve the organization’s $650,000 budge
Boys & Girls Club officials hammer out budget issues
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
the Gulf Coast executives are trying to solve the organization’s $650,000 budget shortfall brought on by a mistake at the Mississippi Department of Education. Recommendations have been submitted by a task force charged with finding ways to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Boys & Girls Club officials hammer out budget issuesthe Gulf Coast executives are trying to solve the organization’s $650,000 budge
Boys & Girls Club officials hammer out budget issues
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 11 days ago
the Gulf Coast executives are trying to solve the organization’s $650,000 budget shortfall brought on by a mistake at the Mississippi Department of Education. Recommendations have been submitted by a task force charged with finding ways to... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
HPSD works to improve student performance, test scorestest scores Tuesday and heard Interim Superintendent Robert Williams' plan to h
HPSD works to improve student performance, test scores
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
test scores Tuesday and heard Interim Superintendent Robert Williams' plan to help boost scores. "I've requested ofr the Mississippi Department of Education to actually come to our district and do a training on the new accountability model,"... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Houlka faces 21st Century funding cutsSpecial to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Mississippi Department of Educat
Houlka faces 21st Century funding cuts
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Special to the Chickasaw Journal HOULKA – The Mississippi Department of Education is facing a shortage of up to $19 million in federal 21st Century Community Learning Center program grant funds, and the deficit means the Chickasaw County School... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
16 CMSD students retained for reading scoresthey received requests for the information. Hickman, who initially denied the
16 CMSD students retained for reading scores
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
they received requests for the information. Hickman, who initially denied the open records request because he believed the Mississippi Department of Education had "embargoed" the information until later this year, cited confusion in an email... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
MDE explains school accountability systemThe Mississippi Department of Education is clearing up confusion regarding its
MDE explains school accountability system
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education is clearing up confusion regarding its grading policy for Mississippi schools. According to state Superintendent of Education Carey Wright, the statewide accountability system will initially rely on a... Read more
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NBC News
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose votean eagle. But legislation drafted 120 miles away in Jackson marked the end of t
Without local school boards, parents in poor communities lose vote
NBC News / Posted 24 days ago
an eagle. But legislation drafted 120 miles away in Jackson marked the end of theDrew 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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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
21 coast teachers selected to serve on Mississippi Teacher Councilhave been selected to serve on the inaugural Mississippi Teacher Council. The
21 coast teachers selected to serve on Mississippi Teacher Council
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 days ago
have been selected to serve on the inaugural Mississippi Teacher Council. The purpose of the MTC is to discuss how the Mississippi Department of Education can help teachers succeed in the classroom and then pass on those recommendations to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
21 coast teachers selected to serve on Mississippi Teacher Councilhave been selected to serve on the inaugural Mississippi Teacher Council. The
21 coast teachers selected to serve on Mississippi Teacher Council
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 26 days ago
have been selected to serve on the inaugural Mississippi Teacher Council. The purpose of the MTC is to discuss how the Mississippi Department of Education can help teachers succeed in the classroom and then pass on those recommendations to... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Some area third graders retained after retaking reading assessmentgood cause exemption. Responding to an Open Records request The Dispatch submit
Some area third graders retained after retaking reading assessment
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
good cause exemption. Responding to an Open Records request The Dispatch submitted last week, Hickman said he consulted the Mississippi Department of Education, which advised him not to release the information. A spokesperson from MDE told The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi seeks groups for prekindergarten classeseffort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 studen
Mississippi seeks groups for prekindergarten classes
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 27 days ago
effort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 students statewide for lack of funding. The Mississippi Department of Education is accepting applications until Sept. 26. Officials say they will choose new grant... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi seeks groups for $1M prekindergarten expansioneffort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 studen
Mississippi seeks groups for $1M prekindergarten expansion
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
effort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 students statewide for lack of funding. The Mississippi Department of Education is accepting applications until Sept. 26. Officials say they will choose new grant... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi seeks groups for $1M prekindergarten expansioneffort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 studen
Mississippi seeks groups for $1M prekindergarten expansion
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 27 days ago
effort hasn't expanded until now beyond the initial groups serving 1,700 students statewide for lack of funding. The Mississippi Department of Education is accepting applications until Sept. 26. Officials say they will choose new grant... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 27$5.25M grant to improve educational outcomes The Mississippi Department of Edu
Mississippi campus briefs: Aug. 27
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
$5.25M grant to improve educational outcomes The Mississippi Department of Education and the University of Southern Mississippi have received a $5.25 million federal grant to implement professional development and coaching to improve educational... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Center offers options for medically complex childrenhealth agencies that the families have established a relationship with, Graves
Center offers options for medically complex children
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
health agencies that the families have established a relationship with, Graves said. The center has an agreement with the Mississippi Department of Education so teachers can come in to the center to teach older... Read more
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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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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 a month 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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