Content Tagged 'education'

Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger
Educators say a surprising number of school science teachers don't have the required training to handle hazardous chemicals and don't know about standard safety measures.
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
Chevron’s Fuel Your School Program Returns to Jackson Co.
Innovative collaboration with will help generate up to $50,000 for local public school teachers and students.
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
State Superintendent of Education Visits Gulf Coast
Changes in the way we're educating our children is a popular topic around the country. 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
State Superintendent of Edu. Talks Benefits of Common Core
Wednesday, Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education's, main message was about the benefits of Common Core. Video Video
Sen. Brice Wiggins Supports Project Lead the Way
Mississippi State Senator, Brice Wiggins, believes education is the key to fixing some of Mississippi's biggest downfalls. Video Video
Biloxi Holds Meeting to Bust Myths About Common Core
A town hall style meeting was held Tuesday by the Biloxi Housing Authority (B.H.A.) to help parents better understand Common Core curriculum. Video Video
M.G.C.C.C. Ranked Nationally in Top Assoc. Degree Producers for 11th Year
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (M.G.C.C.C.) has again been named a top associate degree producer in the nation, with 1,754 students receiving degrees in 2013.
Parents & Teachers Educate Themselves on Common Core
Mississippi ranks among the lowest in grades K through 12 when it comes to student achievement. Video Video
School Kids Get to Talk to Live Astronauts Via Satellite
Students were invited to the Infinity Science Center to talk with astronauts live from space, in hopes of spiking their interest in exploration. Video Video
Local Schools Must Implement Common Core This School Year
This year, every classroom in Mississippi will be fully Common Core. Video Video
D.A.R.E. Conference Held in Biloxi
Law enforcement is gathering in Biloxi this week for a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) conference. Video Video
Moss Point Schools Start the New School Year
Moss Point School District kicked off their first day of school Wednesday. Video Video
M.G.C.C.C. Offers Work in 1 Option for High School Dropouts
New transitions academy blends G.E.D. prep with college-level courses.
Students Attend Brand New River Oaks Elementary
Six hundred and thirty kindergarten through sixth graders were the first students to walk through the doors of River Oaks Elementary School Thursday. Video Video
Jackson County Schools Get Off to a Great Start
Buses arrived on time Wednesday at school in Jackson County's School District for the first day of school. Video Video
Coast Episcopal School Integrates Art Into the Classroom
The Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach is home to 206 students, grades kindergarten through 6th, many of them new additions. Video Video
Pass Christian Teachers Head Back to School
Monday, Pass Christian teachers reported for their first day of school. Video Video
Harrison Co. Schools Start Back Up for the New Year
Thursday, thousands of kids in Harrison County headed back to school, and it’s normal to have a little first day jitters. Video Video
Pascagoula School District Makes Last Min. Preps for New School Year
With most districts starting school next week, teachers, administrators, and maintenance staff are making last minute preparations for the new school year. Video Video
'Excelebration' Planned for Excel By 5 Certification
We know it takes a village to raise children. Video Video
State Treasurer Starts Program to Teach Kids About Money
State Treasurer, Lynn Fitch, deals with state money on a daily basis, but on this day, she was making another sound investment in the students at Harrison Central High School. Video Video
Lt. Gov. Speaks Out About Test Score Drop
Although the drop in test scores since the implementation of Common Core was expected, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves says there's no excuse for the lower scores. Video Video
United Way of South Mississippi Partners to "Fill the Bus"
United Way of South Mississippi (U.W.S.M.) and Walmart have partnered to Fill the Bus with school supplies for students in local school districts.
Gulfport Receives Excel by 5 Certification
The City of Gulfport has been awarded Excel by 5 certification. Video Video
Workforce Training Institute Graduates Class of 2014
CLIMB Community Development Corporation’s (CLIMB C.D.C.) Workforce Training Institute held its graduation Wednesday night, and the Class of 2014 is ready to take on the world. Video Video
James Meredith Speaks at M.G.C.C.C. for Black History Month
Black History Month is in full swing as local college students hear from an important figure in Mississippi's past. Video Video
2014 Regular Legislative Session End of Session Summary
The 2014 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature was a whirlwind 90-day session that even included one Extraordinary Special Session.
Chevron Hosts S.T.E.M. Activities for Students at Gulf Resort Classic
Also at the golf course Friday, Chevron hosted a S.T.E.M. Zone tent. Video Video
IP Casino Makes Big Donation to Bacot-McCarty Foundation
For the 5th year in a row, the IP Casino has donated $200,000 to the Bacot-McCarty Foundation to better education programs for the youth in our community. Video Video
Mississippi's First School Museum Opens
Thursday, the Mississippi First Lady and Biloxi officials opened the city's School Museum. Video Video
Making Connection Conference focus on Common Core changes
Coastal children’s educational future was on the agenda Thursday, June 12 for the Making Connections Conference in Biloxi. The conference’s plan was to clear up the misconceptions about Common Core. Video Video
That Bachelor's Degree Really Does Pay Off
A new study released this week reveals just how much a four year college degree can pay off. Video Video
Free Diabetes Management Session at Pascagoula Library
The Pascagoula Public Library is offering free Diabetes Management information on Friday, June 27th, from 1:00 to 3 p.m. that will be led by Linda Gwaltney, certified diabetes educator.
Common Core to be Implemented this Fall
Common Core, a new teaching and testing system, has been the debate in Mississippi education. Video Video
Singing River Health System Auxiliaries Award Scholarships
The Singing River Hospital Auxiliary awards scholarships each year to employees of Singing River Health System and their relatives who are pursuing careers in the medical field.
North Gulfport Students Show Off Holocaust Project
Students at North Gulfport showed off a big English project Thursday. Eighth grade students created a Holocaust mural as part of their WWII unit. Video Video
Pascagoula River Festival Set for Saturday, April 12th
The City of Pascagoula will host the Pascagoula River Festival on Saturday, April 12th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Scranton Nature Center, located at 3928 Nathan Hale Avenue in IG Levy Park North.
Tuition on the Rise, but M.G.C.C.C. Says No!
Students enrolling in classes at various Mississippi community colleges will notice a slightly higher tuition fee. Video Video
New Gulfport elementary school on track to open this fall
Construction has been underway on River Oaks Elementary School and the school is slated to open this upcoming school year. Video Video
Pass Christian School District Earns Awards for Performance
The Pass Christian School District has done it again. This is the fifth year the district has been recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom. Video Video
Pass High Listed #1 School in Mississippi
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, U.S. News and World Report released the 2014 Best High Schools Rankings, a list of standout schools that excel, not only in their own state, but nationally.
Amendment to Fully Fund Education Up for Discussion
Tuesday, the Mississippi Association of Educators (M.A.E.) met with state and local leaders on the Coast to discuss a ballot initiative to amend Mississippi's constitution. Video Video
National High School Graduation Rate Hits All Time High
The U.S. Department of Education is reporting the nation's high school graduation rate has topped 80% for the first time ever in U.S. history. Video Video
Pass Christian High School Ranked Top School in the State
Pass Christian High School is celebrating quite the honor this week. Video Video
Scholarships for Special Needs Students Passes Senate
Parents of special needs students are a step closer to having a choice in their child’s education, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday.
Common Core Biggest Disappointment of Legislative Session
With the 2014 Legislative Session coming to a close, representatives are looking back on the failures and successes of the season. Video Video
Moss Point Community-Wide Re-Certification Excelebration
Moss Point has done it again! The City of Moss Point has been re-certified as an official Excel By 5 community and plans to celebrate with a community-wide Re-Certification Excelebration!
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