Content Tagged 'education'

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core
Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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 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.
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
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!
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.
Mississippi Gets an F in Student Achievement
Mississippi gets an F when it comes to student achievement in grades K through 12. That's according to Education Week's ‘Quality Counts Report’, which was released today. Video Video
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
Local School Separates Boys and Girls to Improve Student Performance
Since the first day of school, Gaston Point Elementary has been doing things a bit differently, by separating the 5th grade classes into groups of all girls and all boys. 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
Local Pre-K Programs Compete for 3 Million Dollars
The competition for 3 million dollars of state money for pre-school programs is starting to look tough. Video Video
Common Core to be Implemented this Fall
Common Core, a new teaching and testing system, has been the debate in Mississippi education. Video Video
More Concern Over Common Core
Today, the Jackson County Republican women celebrated their Founders Day in Moss Point. Video Video
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.
Controversy Over Common Core
Local superintendents are speaking out after the Governor’s response to Common Core. 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
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
Climb Community Development Center Seeks to Help Youth
Nearly one out of five young Americans are not working or going to school. Video Video
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