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  • MSU collaboration offers first-ever Education Expo in Tupelo - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
    published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:33:20 GMT
    MSU collaboration offers first-ever Education Expo in TupeloNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalMississippi State University's College of Education and Center for Distance Education will host the first-ever Education Expo on Monday, Aug. 28, at the Hancock Leadership Center on the Itawamba Community College Tupelo campus. The center is located at ......
  • Mississippi education board agrees to allow schools to keep higher grades - Jackson Clarion Ledger
    published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:49:52 GMT
    Jackson Clarion LedgerMississippi education board agrees to allow schools to keep higher gradesJackson Clarion LedgerFaced with resetting Mississippi's school grading system, a move projected to result in an increase in the number of A- and F-rated districts, the state Board of Education on Thursday settled for a compromise that would allow more A districts and fewer ...Mississippi changes grading system for public schools and districtsMississippi News NowMississippi schools to get more leni...
  • Northeast Mississippi kindergartners show growth on literacy tests - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
    published on Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:35:35 GMT
    Northeast Mississippi kindergartners show growth on literacy testsNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalThe Mississippi Department of Education put forward an end-of-the-year target score of 681 for last year's kindergarten readiness assessment, and all schools in the Lee County and Tupelo school districts had average scores that met or exceeded that goal.and more »...
  • EMCC among colleges implementing 'Complete 2 Compete' program - Meridian Star
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:31:33 GMT
    EMCC among colleges implementing 'Complete 2 Compete' programMeridian StarMAYHEW — A coalition of higher education agencies in Mississippi is partnering to help former college and university students complete their degrees. The Mississippi Institutions of High Learning and the Mississippi Community College Board have ......
  • Math scores jump most in second year of Mississippi test - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:26:26 GMT
    The Sun HeraldMath scores jump most in second year of Mississippi testEducation Week (subscription)JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi students fared better in the second year of a new standardized test than they did in the first, especially in math, according to results released Thursday by the Mississippi Department of Education. The results are in ...Mississippi students show improvement on state testsNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalState test scores are in, and it's good news for all ...
  • Mississippi Edition - Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog)
    published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:04:53 GMT
    Mississippi EditionMississippi Public Broadcasting (blog)"Operation Stop" is a joint effort between the State Highway Patrol and the Mississippi Department of Education. Col. Chris Gillard is director of the Highway Patrol. He says the number of illegal bus passes puts students in danger. "As you can see ......
  • MSU cybersecurity program receives $3.11 million grant, partners with EMCC - Meridian Star
    published on Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:31:34 GMT
    Meridian StarMSU cybersecurity program receives $3.11 million grant, partners with EMCCMeridian StarMississippi State University will receive $3.11 million from the National Science Foundation to continue and expand its role in the CyberCorps: Scholarships for Service program, which trains students for public service careers in cybersecurity. As part ......
  • Mississippi schools to get more lenient grades for 2016-2017 ... - Education Week (subscription)
    published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:39:06 GMT
    Mississippi schools to get more lenient grades for 2016-2017 ...Education Week (subscription)JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Board of Education approved a school grading plan Thursday that's likely to produce more A-rated districts and fewer ...Mississippi schools will follow new grade rating - MPB : Mississippi ...Mississippi Public Broadcasting (blog)all 2 news articles »...
  • Fulbright taps Shaw for US-France International Education Administrators Program - Mississippi State Newsroom
    published on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:02:18 GMT
    Mississippi State NewsroomFulbright taps Shaw for US-France International Education Administrators ProgramMississippi State NewsroomMississippi State's chief research officer will be taking on a new role this fall: student. The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program has selected David Shaw for its prestigious U.S.-France International Education Administrators Program. “I'm honored to have ......
  • MCC MIBEST adds four more programs - Meridian Star
    published on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 05:15:38 GMT
    MCC MIBEST adds four more programsMeridian StarThe Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skill Training (MIBEST) will be in full swing on the MCC campus this fall 2017 semester. There other career pathways that students are able to participate in are Commercial Truck Driving, Health Care ......