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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Public Comments: Districts and Schools of Innovation, Process Standard 14.1, and Accountability System Business Rules

Greetings Superintendents:  On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act ...
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Join Save the Children For 100 Days of Reading!

Summer Reading Campaign Fuels Literacy Support with Goal of Logging 100 Million Minutes Save the Children is launching its inaugural ...
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MDE Network Will Be Down Saturday, June 15

The Mississippi Department of Education network will be down on Saturday, June 15, 2019.  The outage will last the majority ...
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NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF)

Description: “NGPF resources have reignited my passion as an educator, as I know that I am bringing my students high-quality ...
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Administrative Procedures Act (APA) – Mississippi Statewide Accountability System

On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process  ...
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New Data Map Feature Added to Mississippi Succeeds Report Card

The Mississippi Department of Education added a new data map feature to the Mississippi Succeeds Report Card that compares school ...
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MDE Office of Academic Education Announces Appointment of Two Key Leadership Positions

The Mississippi State Board of Education appointed two seasoned educators to key leadership positions in the Mississippi Department of Education ...
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2019 Teacher Quality and Retention Program (TQRP) Recruitment Fair

Your educational group is invited to participate in the 2019 Teacher Quality and Retention Program (TQRP) Recruitment Fair. Our goal is to ...
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Regional Training Alert: Digging Deeper into the MS CCRS for Science

The Mississippi Department of Education is partnering with the Columbia School District to offer a free regional training on June ...
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Regional Trainings Alert: The Great Escape

The Mississippi Department of Education is excited to announce free regional training opportunities for teachers in grades 3-12 during the ...
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