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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  • Mississippi releases Pre-K, kindergarten scores
    In Lamar County, the district's early learning collaborative encompasses Head Start programs at Oak Grove Primary ... the district's director of academics, said Pre-K students are on schedule to master the state's goal of 70 percent of the early literacy ...
    02/11/2017 - 5:00 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi Healthcare Alliance makes sure that Mississippi high school students know lifesaving skill of CPR
    We would like to change that, and we can’t think of a better place to start than with our state’s students,” said Dr. Harper ... Studies have shown that students are capable of learning and effectively performing CPR. “In less than the time ...
    01/8/2017 - 10:19 pm | View Link
  • Ed funding: A new formula in Mississippi?
    In addition to funding, lawmakers also are expected to hone in on school consolidation, the state’s ... of students in Mississippi begin kindergarten without necessary skills, according to the board, citing research that shows children who start school ...
    11/26/2016 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • Mississippi expands early childhood education
    The Mississippi Board of Education increased the number of early learning collaboratives ... private or parochial schools. The state’s ELCs serve nearly 1,700 students statewide. “Research has shown the powerful link to high-quality early-childhood ...
    11/15/2016 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • First look at what could become the new education funding formula
    The Republican legislative leadership announced earlier this month it would hire her New Jersey-based nonprofit to review and make recommendations about the state’s current ... learning for early learners, such as making sure students are reading by ...
    10/27/2016 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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  • Professional Development
    Professional Development Resources. MPE is pleased to provide the following professional development resources to support its members’ professional growth for the ...
    02/22/2017 - 9:36 am | View Website
  • University of Mississippi | University of Mississippi ...
    Campus Services. University of Mississippi offers a number of student services, including women's center, health service. University of Mississippi also offers ...
    02/21/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi State University | Mississippi State ...
    Mississippi State University is The People s University, where more than is expected is expected. We have over 20,000 students from every state and over 75 countries ...
    02/21/2017 - 7:14 am | View Website
  • University of Mississippi
    The University of Mississippi (colloquially known as Ole Miss) is an American public research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. The University of Mississippi ...
    02/20/2017 - 11:57 pm | View Website
  • Jackson, Mississippi
    Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the primary seat of Hinds County ...
    02/17/2017 - 8:23 am | View Website
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