The EdUpdate section of Mississippi Achieves includes announcements for educators and district leaders about professional development, events, resources, grants and awards.

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State Board Recognition for Students with Perfect ACT Scores

Superintendents: The Mississippi State Board of Education will invite all public school students who have scored a perfect 36 on ...
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Student Representatives of the Mississippi State Board of Education

Application-SBE-Student-Rep Superintendents, High School Principals and Counselors: The Mississippi State Board of Education (State Board) has announced the implementation of ...
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2019 Graduation Rates/Cohort 2014

Greetings Superintendents, District Test Coordinators, and Accountability Directors, The 2019 Preliminary Graduation Rates have been posted to your district’s secure ...
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Write to Achieve Opportunity

Writetoachieve_November 2018 The Write to Achieve Project is an opportunity for schools to use an easy, no-cost and minimal-time yet ...
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MDE Offers Free Online Trainings on the Four Domains of Rapid School Turnaround

The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of School Improvement is excited to announce the launch of a free online opportunity ...
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Exemplary Inclusion Program Award

2018-19 MS Exemplary Inclusive School Application Cover Page 2019 MS Exemplary Inclusive School Application Instructions Checklist Scoring Rubric - FINAL ...
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Summer Opportunities for Teachers

The National Endowment for the Humanities, through its Landmarks in American History and Culture Program, will support two week-long workshops ...
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Foreign Language Education Grant for K-12 Schools

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the opening of the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) grant ...
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DTC Listserv message – Additional Biology Sample Items

Greetings Superintendents: Please see the information below regarding Biology sample items. Thanks, Nathan From: Jackie Sampsell <> Date: November 30, ...
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Literacy-Based Promotion Act Impact Study – K-3 Teacher Survey (Complete by 12/14/18)

Greetings Principals: The Mississippi Department of Education is participating in a policy impact study on the Literacy-Based Promotion Act (LBPA) ...
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