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

Topics:  the hechinger report   time   mississippi   
  • Alumni initiative brings advanced physics and more to Mississippi students
    The Global Teaching Project was founded by Matt Dolan ’82, who left a career as a tax attorney in the Washington, D.C. area to start ... state’s teaching colleges produced just one physics teacher for the state’s 133,000 public high school students ...
    12/7/2017 - 6:29 am | View Link
  • The Destructive Process of Banishing Students to 'Alternative Schools'
    In a decision that changed the course of his education and life, the school district banished Logan to its alternative school, the Center for Innovative Learning ... state’s accountability system. Pennsylvania law lets school officials relegate students ...
    12/6/2017 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • The Takedown of Title IX
    “If you don’t protect the students of this state with due process,” he said, “don’t come looking for money — period.” Some victims’ advocates believe he leveraged his role again in pushing the state’s Board ... may also start to diverge ...
    12/4/2017 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • Falling Off the Cliff
    His talent emerges While enrolled in the special-education program at Bensalem High School, Eric underwent training through the Bucks County Intermediate Unit's "Spirit Program," designed to expose students ... with the state's Office of Vocational ...
    12/4/2017 - 6:56 am | View Link
  • Young Women in Bio event debuts at Rutgers University
    “We wanted students ... partner with our state’s higher education institutions and trust that their knowledge and infrastructure will be able to expand career pathways and apprenticeships that integrate classroom and work-based learning leading to ...
    11/30/2017 - 6:09 am | View Link
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  • Mississippi Department of Education
    State level official education web site.
    12/7/2017 - 4:08 am | View Website
  • Learning Farm
    High quality content made for your state's standards; Goal-oriented, self-paced, instruction and practice; Rigorous content, yet fun and engaging for students
    12/6/2017 - 12:23 pm | View Website
  • Find your standards
    Find your standards Perfect alignment to your standards. With IXL, it's easy to find the right skills to practice to meet your learning objectives!
    12/5/2017 - 12:17 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi State University Extension Service
    Offers a collection of research-based information about Mississippi farms, homes, and communities.
    12/4/2017 - 2:20 pm | View Website
  • Mississippi
    Mississippi / ˌ m ɪ s ɪ ˈ s ɪ p i / ( listen) is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
    12/4/2017 - 1:37 pm | View Website
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