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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2024-25 FAFSA applications delayed until December

Federal Student Aid has delayed opening the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). What does this mean for ...
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Special-called teleconference meeting of the Commission on School Accreditation set for Oct. 26

A special-called teleconference meeting of the Commission on School Accreditation will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023.  ...
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MDE’s What Every Instructional Leader Needs to Know document for 2023 now available

The Mississippi Department of Education's What Every Instructional Leader Needs to Know document has been updated for September 2023. Download ...
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U.S. Dept. of Education awards nearly $199M to improve career opportunities for students with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) announced recently it will fund 20 model demonstration projects focused on improving ...
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Register now for A Banker in Every Classroom program set for Nov. 6-10

The Mississippi Bankers Association's A Banker in Every Classroom program is set for Nov. 6-10. Registration is open. The program ...
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Commission on School Accreditation regularly scheduled meeting changed to Sept. 28

The Commission on School Accreditation voted to change the Sept. 26, 2023 meeting date to Sept. 28, 2023 at 8:30 ...
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S.T.E.M. with Snowflakes set for Dec. 1 at museum

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is hosting a S.T.E.M. with Snowflakes event from 9 ...
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Free Rise Above Traveling Exhibit Oct. 11-15 shares history of Tuskegee Airmen, Women’s Air Force Service Pilots

The Southern Heritage Air Foundation and the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport will host the Rise Above Traveling Exhibit, featuring the Tuskegee ...
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16 WAPT announces the Alyce Clarke Excellence in Education Awards Program

As a testament to the indomitable spirit of Mississippi's educators and in tribute to a great leader, 16 WAPT News ...
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Natchez-Adams School District advertising search for superintendent

Natchez-Adams School District is advertising its search for a superintendent. Deadline to apply is Oct. 2, 2023. See the proposed ...
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