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The Natchez Democrat
Sunday focus: Will recreation get past debate?that had been developed, the recreation complex was designed to take up most of
The Natchez Democrat / Posted yesterday
that had been developed, the recreation complex was designed to take up most of the available 37 acres on the site. The Mississippi Department of Education recommends that high school sites be allotted 25 acres plus one acre for every 100... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Forum aims to answer common questions about possible JPS takeoverinformation. For instance, there is a claim that JPS policies on students’ and
WJTV Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
information. For instance, there is a claim that JPS policies on students’ and parents’ rights may be abolished. The Mississippi Department of Education says that’s not true and that there will always be policies about student and parent... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Governor speaks out on JPS state takeover as decision loomsboard member as of about 20 minutes ago," said Jackson Public School Board Memb
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
board member as of about 20 minutes ago," said Jackson Public School Board Member Jed Oppenheim Thursday following the Mississippi Department of Education announcement. He is currently the longest-serving JPS board member. There are three... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Governor speaks out on JPS state takeover as decision loomsboard member as of about 20 minutes ago," said Jackson Public School Board Memb
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
board member as of about 20 minutes ago," said Jackson Public School Board Member Jed Oppenheim Thursday following the Mississippi Department of Education announcement. He is currently the longest-serving JPS board member. There are three... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Gov. Bryant, Mayor Lumumba meet about possible JPS takeoverThe Governor appears to be deliberating on the issue and observing all of the i
WJTV Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
The Governor appears to be deliberating on the issue and observing all of the information placed before him from both the Mississippi Department of Education and Jackson Public Schools. We discussed alternatives that do not look at temporary... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
GTECHS students find success in unconventional settingwith an associate's degree. It's modeled after North Carolina programs Savely v
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
with an associate's degree. It's modeled after North Carolina programs Savely visited in 2012 when she was working with the Mississippi Department of Education on ways to raise graduation rates in the state. "We talked to kids (at the early college... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Natchez Adams School District hires armed, security resource officerof things going on in the world and the country. We want them to feel safe.” S
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
of things going on in the world and the country. We want them to feel safe.” School security officers are trained by the Mississippi Department of Education, whereas school resource officers receive that same training as well as law enforcement... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
JPS parents file lawsuit against State Superintendent, other state education leaderson School Accreditation voted 10 to 1 that JPS has an extreme emergency situati
WJTV Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
on School Accreditation voted 10 to 1 that JPS has an extreme emergency situation. A year and a half long audit by the Mississippi Department of Education returned education, safety, a and security violations within the school... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Superintendent, deputy discuss ACT scoresclass schedules. The new block schedules, Butcher said, will spend more time o
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
class schedules. The new block schedules, Butcher said, will spend more time on core areas such as reading and math. The Mississippi Department of Education requires any high school junior with an ACT score of 15 to 18 to attend additional... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
ACT scores below state average for Natchez-Adams juniorsSchool District remained steady in 2017 compared to 2016, albeit several points
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
School District remained steady in 2017 compared to 2016, albeit several points below the Mississippi average. The Mississippi Department of Education released new data Thursday for the state’s public school students who took the tests as... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDE answers questions about potential declaration of emergency for JPSresponse to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
response to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency for the Jackson Public School District, the Mississippi Department of Education is providing the following information: Question 1: What is a District of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDE answers questions about potential declaration of emergency for JPSresponse to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
response to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency for the Jackson Public School District, the Mississippi Department of Education is providing the following information: Question 1: What is a District of... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
MDE answers questions about state takeoversor state contest, but shall not be eligible to receive ratings. All schedule r
WJTV Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
or state contest, but shall not be eligible to receive ratings. All schedule requests must be submitted in writing to the Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Accreditation, at least thirty (30) days prior to the beginning of the season.... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDE answers FAQ's about potential declaration of emergency for JPSresponse to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
response to inquiries about the impact of a potential declaration of emergency for the Jackson Public School District, the Mississippi Department of Education is providing the following information: Question 1: What is a District of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
How Pine Belt school districts performed on the 2017 ACTHow did Pine Belt students perform on the 2017 ACT? The Mississippi Department
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
How did Pine Belt students perform on the 2017 ACT? The Mississippi Department of Education has released the scores. MDE released the ACT results for the 2017 graduating class, which made gains, and the spring 2017 test administration for juniors,... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Commission votes 10-1 on emergency declaration regarding JPSJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Department of Education Commission of A
WJTV Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Department of Education Commission of Accreditation has voted on an emergency declaration regarding Jackson Public Schools. The Commission declared that an extreme does exist after going into executive session... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
JPS supporters rally against possible state takeoverdecide whether the district will be taken over by the state. Tuesday afternoon
WJTV Jackson / Posted 12 days ago
decide whether the district will be taken over by the state. Tuesday afternoon, JPS stakeholders joined to rally at the Mississippi Department of Education Central Office against an audit that said the district violated 24 of 32 standards all... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
LCSD teachers awarded money from MDESix of the eight Lowndes County schools have received money from the Mississipp
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
Six of the eight Lowndes County schools have received money from the Mississippi Department of Education as part of the department's school recognition program. MDE awards the schools money based on the schools' accountability ratings from the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mississippi ACT scores up in 2nd year of statewide testinga dip when we started the statewide administration at the 11th grade,” said Kim
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
a dip when we started the statewide administration at the 11th grade,” said Kim Benton, the chief academic officer at the Mississippi Department of Education. “What I think this shows is we’re back on the upward trend.” The national average... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State to determine if emergency exists in Jackson schoolsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Education has completed a r
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Education has completed a review of Jackson Public Schools, coming to a distinctly different conclusion than that of a paid consultant who told officials the district was close to restoring its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State to determine if emergency exists in Jackson schoolsJACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education has completed a r
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education has completed a review of Jackson Public Schools, coming to a distinctly different conclusion than that of a paid consultant who told officials the district was close to restoring its... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
JPS school bus problems detailed in MDE investigative auditJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education h
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education has released its audit report of the Jackson Public School District, which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
JPS school bus problems detailed in MDE investigative auditJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education h
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 23 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education has released its audit report of the Jackson Public School District, which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
JPS Investigative Audit: Graduation RequirementsJACKSON, MS Mississippi News Now - On Thursday, the Mississippi Department of
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 24 days ago
JACKSON, MS Mississippi News Now - On Thursday, the Mississippi Department of Education released its audit report of the Jackson Public School District, which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MDE releases full investigative audit of JPS ahead of state hearingJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education h
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 25 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education has released its audit report of the Jackson Public School District, which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
MDE: Jackson Public School District in violation 24 standardsJACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Department of Education says they’ve fo
WJTV Jackson / Posted 25 days ago
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Department of Education says they’ve found the Jackson Public School District in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school districts are required to meet. The findings were... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
MDE releases full investigative audit of JPS ahead of state hearingJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education h
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 25 days ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Department of Education has released its audit report of the Jackson Public School District, which found the district in violation of 24 out of the 32 standards that all Mississippi public school... Read more
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