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Head of Miss. Community College Board to Retire

Mississippi Community College Board Executive Director Eric Clark announced Friday that he will retire at the end of June 2015.

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Experts: Science Class Can Dazzle with Less Danger

A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and ...

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5 More Districts Join Miss. School Funding Lawsuit

Five more Mississippi school districts are joining a lawsuit against the state over shortfalls in education funding.

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Miss. Universities Grow, Community Colleges Shrink

Enrollment rose slightly for the fall semester at Mississippi's eight public universities, but fell for the fourth straight year at the state's 15 community colleges.

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Prevent Summer Slide: Coach Kids Into 'Soft Skills'

If you're looking for ways to ensure that your kids and mentees don't fall backward next summer, start planning and thinking about "soft skills" training now. Better yet, become an ...

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Tips from Troop 5441

During the summer of 2014, we were joined by several young women from Girl Scout Troop 5441 nearly every morning of the summer. They participated in workshops, brainstormed ideas, and ...

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Operation Slide: What to Do

Robert Langford, the executive director of Operation Shoestring, and Amber May, the organization's programs director, are in the business of staving off "summer slide."

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Reading Really Is Fundamental

We all know, or should know, that a lifetime reading habit is key to success, and we're not just talking about texts on a smartphone.

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Do Kids Pay for Lazy Summers? Why We Must Prep Now for Next Year

For far too many children in the United States, there is such a significant academic regression during the summer months that studies have shown it is responsible for most of ...

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Musgrove: More Districts Consider Funding Lawsuit

Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove said Monday that about 30 more school districts are considering whether to join an education-funding lawsuit he filed against the state.

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Miss. Charter School Board Votes on Director

An official with Louisiana's Recovery School District is likely to be the first executive director of Mississippi's Charter School Authorizer Board.

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‘New Day, New Way’ at Lanier High School

As the first high school built for African American children in the city of Jackson, as well as the oldest high school still in operation, Lanier High School was designated ...

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State Sued for Underfundng Schools

Angered by the state's failure to fully fund the state's public schools, several Mississippi districts filed a lawsuit in Hinds County Chancery Court on Aug. 28.

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Lawsuit Challenges State's Failure to Fund MAEP

Angered by the state's failure to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, 14 Mississippi school districts filed legal claims in Hinds County on Aug. 28.

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14 Miss. School Districts Sue Over Underfunding

Fourteen Mississippi school districts sued the state Thursday, seeking money they say they were illegally shorted by the state's public school funding formula over the last six years.

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