Achievements

MDE Leaders and Mississippi Educator Win National Readiness Awards

Two Mississippi Department of Education leaders and one Mississippi teacher were among four educators recently honored by the Southern Regional ...
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State Superintendent Testifies on Capitol Hill

State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright, Ed.D. Dr. Wright testified on Capitol Hill July 18 at the U.S. House of Representatives ...
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Winners of State TRAC Bridge Building Challenge Announced

Mississippi Department of Transportation News Release Jackson, Miss.—Middle and high school students from around the state recently competed in the ...
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Mississippi School of the Arts Earns Arts School Network Exemplary School Designation

The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Mississippi School of the Arts in Brookhaven as a 2017-2019 Exemplary ...
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Hernando Middle School Counseling Program Earns National Recognition

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) is pleased to announce Hernando Middle School in Hernando, Miss., as a Recognized ASCA Model ...
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MDE Hosts Summit to Address Chronic Absenteeism

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has been collaborating with the Mississippi State Social Science Research Center through “Kids Count” ...
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Biloxi Public Schools’ Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

The Biloxi Public School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation ...
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MSA Vocal Music Winners

Brookhaven, MS – Vocal music students from the Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) recently competed at the Spring Conference ...
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Houston High School Solar Car Race Team’s Sundancer Featured in Big-Screen IMAX Film Dream Big: Engineering Our World

The Houston High School Solar Car Race Team from Houston, Miss., traveled to Washington, D.C., recently for the premier of ...
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Local educators see science in action on NASA flights

By Emma Crawford Kent Daily Journal TUPELO – Two Tupelo educators returned to Mississippi last weekend after a week spent ...
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