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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  • Considered state's most energy efficient district, Carson City schools embark on upgrades
    “These improvements will enhance the learning environment ... “We applaud the state’s most energy-efficient school district for their ongoing investment in budget-protecting energy-saving measures that are good for students, teachers and taxpayers.”
    04/10/2017 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • 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 ...
    02/12/2017 - 12:35 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
  • 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
  • Mississippi Adopts Questar To Deliver Exams for Students with Cognitive Impairments
    The new agreement was approved in August with a September start date and will run for ... The state continues to be a member of Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM), a similar assessment project that offers a way for students with significant cognitive disabilities ...
    11/16/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • MPB : Mississippi Public Broadcasting
    Welty Library Now Offers Courses at a New Free Technology Learning Lab Do you need improved computer skills in order to help you get a new job?
    04/17/2017 - 4:38 am | 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 ...
    04/17/2017 - 4:24 am | View Website
    Eight Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students were honored on March 22 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi ...
    04/15/2017 - 10:41 pm | View Website
  • ms.gov Home
    Working. Business. Business Resources. Find a Job. Retirement Resources. File Unemployment. Mississippi Works
    04/15/2017 - 6:38 pm | View Website
  • APStudent.com: U.S. History for AP Students
    *AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, Which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.
    04/15/2017 - 3:53 pm | View Website
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