Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2016’

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THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT: Implications for equity in Mississippi

A Live Video Conversation Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. CST We are pleased to invite your participation in a live video-conference to examine the role of stakeholders and accountability systems as part of Mississippi’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Click here to register and submit a question! After more than a decade […]

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In Mississippi, child care costs lead to tough choices

Jackie Mader and Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report This article is the fourth in a series investigating the child care system in Mississippi.   Annita Bonner sat down at the desk in her bedroom at 5:30 on a Wednesday evening in January. She was exhausted. After seven hours as a long-term support teacher at a south Jackson middle school and […]

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MDE Schedules Regional Literacy Meetings for Parents of K-3 Students

JACKSON, Miss. –The Mississippi Department of Education will hold five meetings throughout the state for parents of Kindergarten through 3rd grade students to share information on how they can help their child become better readers.  The meetings will provide an overview of the Literacy-Based Promotion Act and teach strategies that parents can use at home to help their children improve their […]

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