MDE COVID-19 Guidance to Districts as of April 3, 2020

Covid-19 Updates for Districts

Do You Have Questions for MDE? 
Please check the 
MDE COVID-19 Information webpage before emailing your questions to MDE staff. We regularly add guidance, answers to questions and links to our daily update email. Daily updates are posted in the Administrator News section of the EdUpdate.  

MAEP Allocations for SY21 
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the state’s shelter-in-place order, the Mississippi Legislative session is currently suspended. MAEP allocations for SY21 will not be determined until the Legislature reconvenes for the 2020 Regular Session.  

MDE Webinars: Review of State Board of Education Actions    
The MDE hosted two webinars today to review the State Board of Education (SBE) actions taken on March 26 related to assessment, accountability, graduation requirements, course grades and licensure requirements. In addition to an overview of SBE actions, MDE staff addressed questions submitted in advance. Questions are posted in the COVID-19 Guidance and Q&A section of the MDE website, You may view the recorded webinars and back-up materials at the links below.     

View the webinar, COVID19 Changes Impacting Accountability, Assessment, Graduation, and Course Gradesand the associated back-up material 

View the webinar, COVID19 Changes Impacting Licensure and Educator Preparation Programsand the associated back-up material for Licensure and Education Preparation.