Mississippi Learning: Why The State's Students Start Behind -- And Stay Behind

The first in a series in which The Hechinger Report is teaming up with TIME to examine what's behind the woeful performance of Mississippi's schoolchildren, as well as possible solutions to help them catch up

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BING NEWS:
  • Institutions for foster kids aren’t doing enough to educate them
    Students complain of being kept on campus when they could ... Falling under a patchwork of classifications within the state’s education code, residential schools are a mix of family-run institutions, ...
    11/9/2018 - 9:32 pm | View Link
  • How Schools For Kids In Foster Care Act As 'Educational Black Holes'
    Students complain of being kept on campus when they could ... Falling under a patchwork of classifications within the state’s education code, residential schools are a mix of family-run institutions, ...
    11/9/2018 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • How Gov-Elect Gavin Newsom could shape California’s future, issue by issue
    I think people start behind,” Newsom ... savings accounts for the state’s incoming kindergarten students, focus on adolescent mental health and arts programs, and invest in data infrastructure that tr...
    11/8/2018 - 1:14 am | View Link
  • Immigrant students find hope in soccer, but some states won’t let them play
    A high school squad, he thought, would be the best place to start. Carlos enrolled at Cohen College Prep ... and New Orleans is the state’s most violent city. Nationwide, only Baltimore, St. Louis and ...
    11/7/2018 - 1:01 am | View Link
  • Failing and forgotten: Black students languish as a Mississippi town reckons with its painful past
    Year after year, hundreds of black students in Mississippi’s segregated schools slip into adulthood without the skills they need to compete for jobs. The unemployment rate among the state’s black resi...
    10/19/2018 - 3:15 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Mississippi Learning: Why the State's Students Start ...
    Just 61 percent of Mississippi's students graduate from high school on time — more than 10 percentage points below the national average. Mississippi found itself at the bottom again this week, ranking 50th on six of the 10 national indicators of child well-being in a report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation .
    07/26/2012 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • Community-Engaged Learning: Preparing Students to Work in ...
    Mississippi State's Center for Teaching and Learning is sponsoring a workshop that will teach participants about community-engaged learning and how to prepare students to work in the community.
    11/6/2018 - 6:54 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi: Facts, Map and State Symbols ...
    This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
    11/6/2018 - 6:18 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi Learning Why The States Students Start Behind ...
    Mississippi Learning: Why the State's Students Start Behind — and Stay Behind. By Liz Willen, The Hechinger Report Friday, July 27, 2012. By Liz Willen, The Hechinger Report Friday, July 27, 2012. Share ... content.time.com
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  • Mississippi
    Among Mississippi's K-12 students: 82,754. are enrolled in afterschool. 217,663. are waiting for an available program. 88,960. are alone and unsupervised after school. Learn more about afterschool in Mississippi. 21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federally funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs ...
    11/5/2018 - 3:31 am | View Website
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