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WTOK-TV Meridian
Auditor Warns Districts about Initiative SupportLauderdale County, Miss.Lauderdale County School District is one of several in
Auditor Warns Districts about Initiative Support
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 10 hours ago
Lauderdale County, Miss.Lauderdale County School District is one of several in the state warned about putting information on their website supporting Initiative 42. The auditor's office and some state lawmakers notified the Mississippi Department of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Voters learn more about school funding initiativeVoters will have the chance in November to dictate the responsibility of the le
Voters learn more about school funding initiative
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
Voters will have the chance in November to dictate the responsibility of the legislature to fund Mississippi's public schools. Ballot Initiative 42, which was created after a petition was signed by nearly 200,000 Mississippi voters, seeks to require... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Education officials: Academic standard input mostly positiveBy Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Feedback on a Missis
Education officials: Academic standard input mostly positive
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Feedback on a Mississippi Department of Education website designed, at least in part, to alleviate concerns about the controversial Common Core academic standards has been mostly positive,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
New superintendent discusses plans for DeSoto County SchoolsHERNANDO, Miss. — Cory Uselton’s children begged people in DeSoto County to ele
New superintendent discusses plans for DeSoto County Schools
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
HERNANDO, Miss. — Cory Uselton’s children begged people in DeSoto County to elect him superintendent in a radio ad. “It isn’t fun being the principal’s kid. So we need your help,” the boys said in the ad. Uselton’s son’s got their wish. The current... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Mississippi ACT Scores Stay Flat for 2015 GraduatesJackson, Miss.Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more
Mississippi ACT Scores Stay Flat for 2015 Graduates
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 8 days ago
Jackson, Miss.Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test. The state's 2015 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the test, the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduatesJACKSON -- Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Ma
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduates
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON -- Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test. The state's 2015 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the test, the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduatesJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduates
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test. The state's 2015 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduatesJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a
Mississippi ACT scores stay flat for 2015 graduates
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 8 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test. The state's 2015 high school graduates made an average composite score of 19 on the... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
PEER report examines state accountability modelThomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.comState Superintendent Carey Wright said
PEER report examines state accountability model
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Thomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.comState Superintendent Carey Wright said the PEER report misled the public on the reliability and validity of MDE‘s accountability model. JACKSON – A report released last week by the Mississippi Legislature... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
MDE stands behind research-based process for accountability modelThis is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Missi
MDE stands behind research-based process for accountability model
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today the complete response to the PEER Committee report on the accountability standards for the system that evaluates school... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDE stands behind research-based process for accountability modelThis is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Missi
MDE stands behind research-based process for accountability model
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 days ago
This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today the complete response to the PEER Committee report on the accountability standards for the system that evaluates school... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Report finds school ratings flawed, superintendent disagreesCLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A legislative watchdog committee is questioning how Missi
Report finds school ratings flawed, superintendent disagrees
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 14 days ago
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A legislative watchdog committee is questioning how Mississippi grades its public school districts and individual schools. The Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review Committee released a report Thursday sharply... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Report finds school ratings flawed, superintendent disagreesCLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A legislative watchdog committee is questioning how Missi
Report finds school ratings flawed, superintendent disagrees
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 14 days ago
CLINTON, Miss. (AP) - A legislative watchdog committee is questioning how Mississippi grades its public school districts and individual schools. The Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review Committee released a report Thursday sharply... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
MUW to offer the state's first theatre education optionFor those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, the Mississippi's first-
MUW to offer the state's first theatre education option
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
For those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, the Mississippi's first-ever bachelor's degree in theatre education is now available through the theatre department at Mississippi University for Women. "No university theatre program in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtagJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feat
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtag
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feature #ILookLikeAnEngineer. It originated with a California woman who was criticized for her company's recruiting campaign. Comments started coming in that she didn't... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtagJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feat
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtag
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feature #ILookLikeAnEngineer. It originated with a California woman who was criticized for her company's recruiting campaign. Comments started coming in that she didn't... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtagJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feat
Females are challenging engineer stereotypes with a hashtag
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 16 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Pictures from around the country now feature #ILookLikeAnEngineer. It originated with a California woman who was criticized for her company's recruiting campaign. Comments started coming in that she didn't... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
NCHS Graduation PledgesDecatur, Miss. Freshman students at Newton County High School have accepted a
NCHS Graduation Pledges
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 16 days ago
Decatur, Miss. Freshman students at Newton County High School have accepted a challenge that could have a life-long impact. All of the 155 freshmen who were at Newton County High on this day took the Cougar Commitment. It's a pledge that freshmen at... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Slimantics: Edmonson is bullish on MSMSWhen Chad Edmonson calls the Mississippi School for Math and Science "the best
Slimantics: Edmonson is bullish on MSMS
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
When Chad Edmonson calls the Mississippi School for Math and Science "the best economic development program Mississippi has ever developed," you might be inclined to dismiss the statement as the hyperbole of a proud alumnus. But the 1999 MSMS... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Man annoys sister with 7-hour road trip lip-synching performanceLaurel woman turns 100, celebrates with familyLaurel woman turns 100, celebrate
Man annoys sister with 7-hour road trip lip-synching performance
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
Laurel woman turns 100, celebrates with familyLaurel woman turns 100, celebrates with family Laurel woman celebrates 100th birthday Mrs. Martha Dean joined the century club today as she celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family.More... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
MDE approvals for special needs scholarships pass halfway markThis is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Missi
MDE approvals for special needs scholarships pass halfway mark
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced today that 235 families have qualified for an Education Scholarship Account (ESA) that will provide funding to parents of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Tips to keep your pet cool in the heatJones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnantJones Co. woman arreste
Tips to keep your pet cool in the heat
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
Jones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnantJones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnant Twenty-one-year-old Alysa Tisdale was taken into custody after the Department of Human Services contacted the Jones County Sheriff’s... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDE approvals for special needs scholarships pass halfway markThis is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Missi
MDE approvals for special needs scholarships pass halfway mark
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Education. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) announced today that 235 families have qualified for an Education Scholarship Account (ESA) that will provide funding to parents of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
RECIPE: Triple threat grilled cheeseJones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnantJones Co. woman arreste
RECIPE: Triple threat grilled cheese
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 days ago
Jones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnantJones Co. woman arrested for taking drugs while pregnant Twenty-one-year-old Alysa Tisdale was taken into custody after the Department of Human Services contacted the Jones County Sheriff’s... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Gulfport teachers plan cross-curricular field trip downtownDays before students fill the classrooms, Gulfport teachers are making sure the
Gulfport teachers plan cross-curricular field trip downtown
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
Days before students fill the classrooms, Gulfport teachers are making sure they have everything ready to go. For one group of teachers, that means actually going out into the community. The group became students for a day to go on a trial field... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lafayette County’s Pugh named to Superintendents AcademyOXFORD – Lafayette County Superintendent of Education Adam Pugh has been select
Lafayette County’s Pugh named to Superintendents Academy
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 25 days ago
OXFORD – Lafayette County Superintendent of Education Adam Pugh has been selected for the 2015-16 Mississippi Superintendents Academy and for the board of directors of the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents (MASS). Pugh’s election to... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
ELCs make gains on Kindergarten Readiness AssessmentsJACKSON – The results from the first year of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessm
ELCs make gains on Kindergarten Readiness Assessments
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
JACKSON – The results from the first year of the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment are in, and more than half of 4-year-old pre-kindergarten students in state-funded learning collaboratives met or exceeded the expected performance level for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Fire Forces The Department of Education to RelocateThe Mississippi Department of Education says it is moving offices due to the da
Fire Forces The Department of Education to Relocate
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 29 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education says it is moving offices due to the damage caused by the Jackson Marriott fire. The Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration has directed the MDE to temporarily relocate all staff who work in the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Fire Forces The Department of Education to RelocateThe Mississippi Department of Education says it is moving offices due to the da
Fire Forces The Department of Education to Relocate
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
The Mississippi Department of Education says it is moving offices due to the damage caused by the Jackson Marriott fire. The Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration has directed the MDE to temporarily relocate all staff who work in the... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
State Education Offices Moving TemporarilyJackson, Miss.The Mississippi Department of Education is moving out of its head
State Education Offices Moving Temporarily
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 30 days ago
Jackson, Miss.The Mississippi Department of Education is moving out of its headquarters temporarily, following damage from a July 19 fire. Heat from the fire in a trash bin behind the neighboring Marriott hotel in downtown Jackson broke out some... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
State education offices moving temporarily following fireJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Education is moving out of
State education offices moving temporarily following fire
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Education is moving out of its headquarters temporarily, following damage from a July 19 fire. Heat from the fire in a trash bin behind the neighboring Marriott hotel in downtown Jackson broke out... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Teachers focus on instruction in midst of changeThomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.comSixth-grade science teachers David War
Teachers focus on instruction in midst of change
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Thomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.comSixth-grade science teachers David Warren, from left, Casey Graves, Amy Conwill, Shelley Dabbs and Tarrah Sartin work on new science projects for the upcoming school year. TUPELO – Teachers and administrators... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
No teaching license blocks Oak Grove's football coachOak Grove High School's plan of having a head football coach in place seems to
No teaching license blocks Oak Grove's football coach
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 1 months ago
Oak Grove High School's plan of having a head football coach in place seems to be coming down to the wire with practice beginning Monday. As of Friday, the school does not have a head football coach. According to Lamar County Superintendent Tess... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
No teaching license blocks Oak Grove's football coachOak Grove High School's plan of having a head football coach in place seems to
No teaching license blocks Oak Grove's football coach
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
Oak Grove High School's plan of having a head football coach in place seems to be coming down to the wire with practice beginning Monday. As of Friday, the school does not have a head football coach. According to Lamar County Superintendent Tess... Read more

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