District Leaders

Mississippi Teachers Learn Strategies to Teach New Science Standards

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) introduced the 2018 Mississippi College-and Career-Readiness Standards (MS CCRS) for Science to 672 science ...
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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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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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Help Parents of 3rd Graders Understand 2017 Reading Test Requirements

Help parents of 3rd graders learn about key dates and requirements for the 2017 3rd Grade Reading Assessment with this ...
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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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High School, Technology

U.S. Sen. Wicker Backs Legislation to Promote Computer Science Programs in Schools, Train Future Workforce for 21st Century Economy

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024, 1 in every 2 STEM jobs will be in computing, ...
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Mississippi Exemplar Units for ELA and Math Released

The Mississippi Department of Education is pleased to release the first of twenty-four exemplar units in English Language Arts and ...
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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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Elementary

Mississippi’s ESSA Plan Sets Long-Range Goals

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Advisory Committee met for the third time on Feb.7 for an update on the ...
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New Issue of School Focus Magazine Available Online

A new issue of School Focus magazine is now available online. The issue features stories about districts of innovation, the Every ...
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