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The Columbus Municipal School Board voted to approve $600,000 worth of textbooks Friday on the recommendation of superintendent Dr. Philip Hickman. The board approved Hickman's recommendation 3-1...
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2014/08/30 06:35
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TUPELO – During her first year leading Mississippi’s school system, Carey Wright has spoken often about the need to expand early-childhood education in the state. On Friday, the state superintendent...
2014/08/27 12:35
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The percentage of students who passed state tests given to Mississippi high-schoolers fell slightly this year, according to data released Tuesday. The state’s high school students take Subject Area...
2014/08/27 02:11
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Jackson, Miss. Mississippi education officials say student scores on a state test fell in 2013-2014, and they think they know why. They say school districts adjusted instruction to the new Common...
2014/08/26 20:59
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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Statewide test results for the 2014 Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) and the Subject Area Testing Program, Second Edition (SATP2), are now...
2014/08/13 11:35
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By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal JACKSON – Danny Spreitler, executive director of the Monroe County Gilmore Foundation in Amory, was appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday to serve on the State...
2014/08/12 20:09
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Gulfport's chief administrative officer has been appointed to serve as board chairman for the Mississippi Board of Education. That information was announced Tuesday in a news release by the city of...
2014/08/12 18:00
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The U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that Texas has been awarded more than $3 million in grants to help low-income students pay for advanced placement tests. The grants are part of...
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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., presents a winner’s gesture to the audience at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Cochran faces Democrat Travis Childers for his...
2014/08/10 05:07
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Earlier this summer, the U.S. Census Bureau released a study documenting what parts of the country are considered "poverty areas" -- regions with a 20 percent poverty rate or higher. Poverty areas...
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Appreciates opportunity to lead school district As a new school year begins, I want to express my thanks for having had an opportunity to work with the Columbus Municipal School District as interim...
2014/08/06 21:38
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Children at certain schools in the Cleveland School District will be able to receive free breakfast and lunches beginning this school year. According to information provided by the USDA, "The intent...
2014/08/05 21:09
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - State education officials say "reasonable cause" exists to believe that Clarksdale school employees inflated state standardized test results for students or knew about such...
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JACKSON — Mississippi’s Commission on School Accreditation on Thursday voted not to take over the Greenwood School District. Instead, in a 12-0 vote, the commission decided to give the district until...
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Oktibbeha County School District is again an accredited school system almost two years after a state takeover, but Conservator Margie Pulley will continue to run the district until 2015's...
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