Students

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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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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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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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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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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MSA Students Receive Honors in Prestigious Art Competition

Brookhaven, MS -The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) Visual Arts students recently received awards in the prestigious Regional Scholastic ...
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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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