Content Tagged 'education'

Home Schoolers Could Be Allowed in Public Clubs & Sports
The Mississippi legislature is considering a proposed bill to allow homeschooled students to play sports and be involved in clubs at public schools. Video Video
Legislators & Educators Still Battle Over Common Core
Common Core is still at the root of a heated debate between many educators and state legislators. Video Video
MS Legislators Work to Make Kindergarten Mandatory for Kids
Many parents send their children to kindergarten, but in the State of Mississippi, it is not a requirement. Video Video
Local Community College Students React to State of the State
During his State of the State Address Wednesday, Governor Phil Bryant expressed the need for more funds towards education. Video Video
NED Show Visits North Bay Elementary to Inspire Students
NED is a fictional character whose name stands for three important life lessons: to never give up, encourage others, and to do your best. Video Video
Home Schooled Students Visit WXXV Studio for Special Tour
Some home schooled students ventured out to the WXXV 25 studio Thursday for a hands-on tour. Video Video
Our Lady of Fatima Elementary Adds Visual Programming Course to Core Curriculum
As millions of Americans and children spend numerous hours on their technological devices, such as computers, iOS products, Android devices and gaming consoles, very few understand how they operate.
Bryant Wants More Funding Towards Community College Education
During his State of the State Address Wednesday, Governor Phil Bryant expressed the need for more funds for education. Video Video
Senate committee to examine testing in schools
The Republican-controlled Senate education panel is beginning its revision of the landmark No Child Left Behind education law.
Legislators Support Requiring Kindergarten for All Children
While Common Core has been the hot topic of discussion lately, early childhood education is certainly making its way into the conversation as well. Video Video
Residents Have Chance to Join Citizens Police Academy
Residents across the Coast now have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the Gulfport Police Department. Video Video
Harrison Co. Gets First Female School Board President
Harrison County has a new School Board President. Video Video
Ingalls Donates to Local Schools for S.T.E.M. Education
Advances in technology have caused lawmakers and teachers to reinforce science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also called S.T.E.M. courses, in the classroom. Video Video
S.R.H.S. Starts Culinary Program with Moss Point High
When you think of good food, hospital food usually isn't the first thing to come to mind, but Singing River Health System (S.R.H.S.) is working to change that. Video Video
Biloxi Schools Strive for Success Despite Low Funding Levels
Wednesday, Biloxi school officials spoke to the business community about the state of education in Mississippi and how Biloxi High School students are moving toward success. Video Video
Pass Road Elementary Learns About Local Government
In honor of Tuesday's midterm elections, Pass Road Elementary School has been teaching students about the government. Video Video
MS Ranks Among Top in Nation in Early Education Enrollment
In a ranking released by Education Week's Quality Counts, Mississippi again ranks last in the nation in school performance, but the state ranks near the top in a new measure. Video Video
Lt. Gov. Reeves Calls for Removal of Common Core Standards
Common Core has been a widely debated topic since 2010 when Mississippi schools began working to implement its standards. Video Video
Anti-Common Core Rallies Held in Jackson
Tuesday in the state Capitol, anti-Common Core rallies were held both before and after legislative sessions. Video Video
First Pharmacy School Could be Coming to Gulf Coast
The William Carey Tradition Campus has put aside $21 million for the construction of a pharmacy school. Video Video
Mississippi Officials Push for Early Childhood Education
Friday, experts from the Mississippi State Medical Center and Mississippi Kids Count organization held a luncheon at the IP Casino in Biloxi to discuss the importance of early childhood education. Video Video
Earl Wyman Performance Achievement Award Winners Announced
Ocean Springs High School Seniors, Sarah Brouckaert and Parker Darphin, are this year’s winners.
Local Students Receive History Lesson from Veterans
As time progresses, our nation's past war stories become a smaller focus, but Thursday, Gulfport High School students got a firsthand history lesson from the veterans in the community. Video Video
Students Attend Pathways to Possibilities for Career Planning
Wednesday, over 3,000 8th graders from across the region packed into the Mississippi Coast Convention Center for some hands on experience with local employers. Video Video
Students Visit Infinity Science Center & Speak to Astronaut
All systems were go Thursday morning for a group of students at Infinity Science Center to watch N.A.S.A. launch the Orion space capsule. Video Video
More than 500 MS & LA Students Expected to Answer Rocket Rescue Challenge at INFINTY on Saturday
This Saturday, INFINITY expects an estimated 500 middle school students to attend “Rockets to the Rescue,” a N.A.S.A./Stennis Space Center Education Department aerospace engineering challenge.
Mississippi Ranks #7 Nationally in National Board Certified Teachers; 198 Added in 2013-2014
Figures released by The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards show Mississippi now ranks seventh nationally in both the number of newly certified teachers and the total number of certified teachers.
International Relief & Development Launches Youth Build Program
The program helps high risk men and women between the ages of 16 and 24 get on track for a successful career. Video Video
President Obama Proposes Free Tuition for Community College
This week, President Obama announced a plan to make community college tuition free for millions of students. Video Video
State Board of Education Awards $1.47 Million in Grants
The State Board of Education is providing grants to a number of schools across the state in an effort to make our children better readers. Video Video
Cochran Salutes Mississippi's 2014 Blue Ribbon Schools
Schools in Caledonia and Gulfport achieve national recognition.
No School District on the Coast Signed Up for Lawsuit
Friday was the deadline for school districts in Mississippi to sign up for a lawsuit against the state to recover education money owed under the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (M.A.E.P.) Video Video
Jackson Co. Adopts Project Lead the Way to Benefit Students
Project Lead the Way is one program Jackson County is investing in to promote education in the State of Mississippi. Video Video
Gautier Wants Name Change of Pascagoula School District
The Gautier City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night, asking the Pascagoula School District to consider a name change. Video Video
Mississippi Moves to Boost Literacy in Grade School
Forty six percent of Mississippi 3rd graders cannot read on the 4th grade level. Video Video
Biloxi Still Has Open Spots in New Pre-K Program
While most children are already back in school, Biloxi's pre-k program gets its start on Monday. Video Video
Harrison Co. School Board Candidates Do Some Campaigning
Elections are just two weeks away and the public has a choice on who will sit in a spot on the Harrison County School Board. Video Video
Young School Kids Learn About 9/11 Attacks
Americans will never forget what happened on this day 13 years ago and how the 9/11 attacks affected everyone in our country, but what about those who were not born yet when the towers fell? Video Video
Transitions Academy Encourages Students to Learn Trade
High school dropouts now have the opportunity to go back to school free of charge to earn their G.E.D. and learn a trade. Video Video
PreK4Ward in Gulfport Prepares Kids for Kindergarten
Recent studies are showing how important Pre-Kindergarten classes are for four year olds and their development. Video Video
First Lady Bryant Reads to 2nd Graders in Ocean Springs
First Lady Deborah Bryant extended her Read Across Mississippi Tour to Jackson County Monday. Video Video
Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program Returns to Jackson Co.
Innovative collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $50,000 for local public school teachers and students.
Moss Point Still Has Not Joined Lawsuit Against the State
The deadline to sign up for the M.A.E.P. lawsuit is Friday, and the lawyers say it won't cost the districts anything unless they win, but at this point, no school district on the Coast has signed up. Video Video
4th Graders Tour Harrison Co. Farm
Busloads of kids were scattered around the farm for Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation Education Field Day. Video Video
Biloxi School District Kicks Off Mission Graduation
Biloxi school officials met Monday to kick off Mission Graduation, a program designed to help more kids graduate. Video Video
M.G.C.C.C. Employees Win Awards, Elected to Office
Many Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (M.G.C.C.C.) employees have won educational awards.
Ocean Springs High Honored for High AP Test Scores
Ocean Springs High School received a special honor Thursday from the National Math and Science Initiative. Video Video
Mississippi Lags Behind in Childhood Literacy
Mississippi is lagging behind the rest of the nation when it comes to literacy. Video Video
‘A Banker In Every Classroom’
Mississippi bankers and teachers come together to teach personal finance in Mississippi schools.
Ocean Springs’ School to Celebrate International Walk to School Day on Oct. 8th
Pecan Park Elementary in Ocean Springs will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 8th, 2014.
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