Achievements

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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Elementary, Teacher

MDE Announces State Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year Finalists

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Teacher Center announced today the finalists for the 2017 Administrator of ...
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Harrison County Teacher Appointed to National STEM Committee

A fourth grade teacher at a small, rural school in Harrison County, MS, will play a big role in promoting ...
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Q&A with Mississippi’s Milken Educator of the Year

Allison Ruhl received Mississippi’s 2016-17 Milken Educator Award at Madison Station Elementary School on January 11, 2017. Learn more about what ...
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Barbara Bush Foundation Extends Commitment for Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentoring Program in Jackson

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will provide its nationally recognized Teen Trendsetters™ reading mentoring program in Jackson Public ...
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Franklin County School District Chess Program to be Featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes

The Franklin County School District has teamed up with the Southwest Mississippi Chess Foundation to promote the teaching and learning ...
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