Hattiesburg Public School District Superintendent James Bacchus is proposing to eliminate the majority of a $1.8 million budget shortfall by cutting 20 teacher positions.
Mississippi is consistently behind the eight ball when it comes to public education, but a new plan being implemented right now could change our students' educational outcomes in the future.
Mississippi officials are trying to retest hundreds of high school seniors who flunked exams that are required for graduation.
Funding for education is falling short because Medicaid is devouring a larger share of state money than it did a few years ago, a top Mississippi budget writer says in ...
A longtime Memphis educator who helped teachers cheat on certification exams over a 15 year period was sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison.
Civil rights leader Myrlie Evers-Williams told graduates at the University of Mississippi on Saturday they have the power "to do what is right, to do what is just" and make ...
Mississippi College and Hubei Polytechnic University in China have agreed to faculty and student exchanges between the two institutions.
A year to the day after kicking off his victorious re-election campaign on this college campus, President Barack Obama returned to Ohio State University and told graduates that only through ...
The University of Southern Mississippi has received $432,307 from a settlement agreement reached in 2002 resolving long standing land issues on a piece of property located at Point Cadet in ...
Mississippi's prepaid college tuition plan may actually be underfunded by more than $100 million, auditors told the board that oversees it Tuesday.
State funding for pre-kindergarten programs had its largest drop ever last year and states are now spending less per child than they did a decade ago, according to a report ...
Canton school officials say a gift from Nissan North America will be used to help at-risk students.
Millsaps College has formed ELSEWorks, a group of students and faculty that engages the area's business and community leaders to promote growth and opportunity.
U.S. students are falling behind their international rivals. Young people aren't adept at new technology. America's economy will suffer if schools don't step up their game.
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