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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  • Pioneer High School students attend JAG installation ceremony
    Some of the content includes; creating resumes and cover letters, applying for college, learning interview ... one of the state’s most important industries: gaming. Carson City Symphony’s after-school cello class for students in grades 5 and up begins ...
    10/12/2017 - 11:48 am | View Link
  • Slayings of young women surge in Mexico's largest state
    President Enrique Pena Nieto, who was Mexico State's governor before assuming ... where 70 percent of the students are girls. At one class, students threw punches and kicks on an indoor soccer court - and talked about learning to be afraid from a young ...
    10/11/2017 - 11:52 pm | View Link
  • Betsy DeVos Champions For-Profit Schools That Are Deceiving Taxpayers and Vulnerable Students
    Their challenges include homelessness, domestic violence, bullying and learning ... students long enough to tap public money, many of the schools fail to keep them in class. In Ohio in 2016, for-profit companies ran nearly one-third of the state’s ...
    10/11/2017 - 11:28 pm | View Link
  • Editorials from around Oregon
    The Eugene Register-Guard, Oct. 11, on recruiting in-state students benefiting colleges ... And it's the state's job to help establish the definition of safety. Water without neurotoxins is a good start. For those with tainted water, the solutions may ...
    10/11/2017 - 8:09 am | View Link
  • Mississippi Textbooks Are Keeping Students Ignorant of the Civil Rights Movement
    An analysis of Mississippi public school textbooks by the Hechinger Report and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting shows that, for at least some grades, all of the state's 148 ... standards, students are supposed to begin learning about ...
    10/6/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Link
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  • Mississippi
    Mississippi / ˌ m ɪ s ɪ ˈ s ɪ p i / ( listen) is a state in the southern region of the United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico
    10/9/2017 - 3:01 pm | View Website
  • Millsaps College
    Across the street and around the globe, Millsaps College students bring energy and purpose to their learning. Millsaps balances structure ...
    10/9/2017 - 1:56 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi Department of Education
    The Mississippi State Board of Education Strategic Plan outlines the goals, objectives and strategies for preparing students to be successful in college and the ...
    10/9/2017 - 9:24 am | View Website
  • Research & Curriculum Unit
    RESEARCH & EVALUATION. Exploring issues and programs affecting students and educators in Mississippi
    10/8/2017 - 9:50 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi State University
    Higher education transforming state's economy. MSU alumnus Scott Waller, interim president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council, discusses the transformative ...
    10/7/2017 - 5:19 pm | View Website
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