Districts of Innovation Expand Learning Opportunities

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Read about the progress of two of Mississippi’s first districts of innovation in this feature story from Mississippi Today.

Legislation passed in 2015 allows districts to apply for District of Innovation status, which enables them to request exemptions from state regulations to achieve performance targets.

Corinth, Gulfport and Vicksburg-Warren were selected in February from among seven applications submitted to the Mississippi Department of Education.

This Mississippi Today story explores how the Vicksburg-Warren and Corinth school districts are expanding learning opportunities for students.