Content Tagged 'education'

Harrison County Superintendent Set to Retire
Superintendent Henry Arledge is saying farewell after working in the Harrison County School District for 36 years. Video Video
Police Teach Leadership
This afternoon, 35 young people graduated from the Gulfport Police Department’s Leadership Academy. Video Video
D'iberville Middle School Students Graduate from the D.A.R.E Program
It’s still summer time but some dedicated D’iberville Middle School students graduated today. Eighty students successfully completed the school’s third annual D.A.R.E program. Video Video
City of Pascagoula Hosts Adventure Camp
Kayaking, geo-caching, hiking and more: it’s all part of the city of Pascagoula’s outdoor adventure camp. Video Video
iPad Class at Tulane University
If you feel like you are falling behind in the tech world, Tulane University is here to help you catch up. Video Video
Mississippi Board of Education Discusses Adequate Funding for Public Schools
It was a long session today for Mississippi superintendents at this month’s state Board of Education meeting. Video Video
Royal Endeavor! Kids Paint Crowns For Carnival Krewe
A group of young people took on a task fit for a queen today. In fact, their work will end up in the hands of a queen, her royal court and special guests. Video Video
Biloxi Public Schools Moving to Online Registration
Parents of Biloxi children will see something new when they go register their child for school beginning Monday. Video Video
Senator Cochran’s Amendment in Education Reform Unanimously Approved
School libraries in Mississippi are one step closer in receiving federal funds to improve their system. Video Video
Camp Prepares Children for Kindergarten
Most students in South Mississippi will be heading back to school within the next four weeks, but some first time students in Long Beach are getting a head start. Video Video
Senate clears way for final vote on No Child rewrite
The Senate has cleared the way for a vote by Thursday on a bipartisan bill to rewrite the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law.
Third Graders Taking Final Retest
The window for students who failed the “Third Grade Reading Gate” is closing with just two weeks left. Video Video
Congress Debates Education Reform
Congress continues to debate on the first major federal reform legislation since 2001’s “No Child Left Behind Act.” Video Video
Pass Christian Public Library Hosts Acting Workshop for High School Students
The Pass Christian Public Library is holding an action film workshop this week for high school students. Video Video
Reading Gate Retest Shows 6% Increase in Passing Scores
91% of Mississippi third graders have now passed the “Reading Gate Assessment” and will be able to move on to the fourth grade. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Campus Appoints Vice President
Today the University of Southern Mississippi announced their decision to permanently place Dr. Steve Miller as vice president of the Gulf Park Campus. Video Video
MGCCC To Raise Tuition Costs
For the first time in four years, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students will see an increase in their tuition. Video Video
Singing River Health System Awards Students with Scholarships
Dozens of local college-bound students will get help pursuing their careers in health care, thanks to some hefty scholarships through Singing River. Video Video
Biloxi Teachers Find Creative Way to Inspire Students to Read
Teachers and volunteers have been working hard the past few weeks on an innovative project they hope will encourage more students to love reading. Video Video
Students Graduate from Climb CDC Program
Forty-six students graduated from the Climb CDC program tonight, celebrating nine months of on the job training in fields such as catering and construction. Video Video
Gulfport Receives National Recognition for Efforts in Helping Children Read
Gulfport is receiving national recognition for the community’s effort to help our children read. Video Video
Special Weather Presentation Teaches Kids about Meteorology
Kids at the William Carey Gifted Summer Program have been studying weather as part of their focus on STEM learning. Today they heard a special presentation from our own meteorologist, Ryan Mahan. Video Video
Reading Gate Re-test Begins Today
Today was the first day for third graders state wide who failed the reading gate test in April to take the re-test. Video Video
Mississippi Showing More Support For Mandatory Kindergarten
According to one local representative, the Magnolia State is moving closer toward mandatory Kindergarten. Video Video
Four Jackson County Students Receive Scholarships from Mississippi Association of Supervisors
Four out of 15 Mississippi Association of Supervisors scholarships were awarded to students from Jackson County. Video Video
The 3rd Annual Making Connections Conference was Held this Week
Teachers from around the state have gathered here on the Gulf Coast for the 3rd Annual Making Connections Conference. Video Video
Education Funding Options to Appear on Nov. 3rd Ballot
Today at a post legislative briefing, lawmakers said education was a hot topic last session and predict it will be one again next year. Video Video
Anniston Elementary Visits the Port of Gulfport
From apples and bananas, to Oreos and clothing items, students from Anniston Elementary learned all about the things that pass through the Port of Gulfport. Video Video
Education Reform Bill Would Improve School Libraries
Today, the U.S. Senate resumed to consider a major piece of legislation on education reform with the unanimous approval of an amendment sponsored by Senator Thad Cochran. Video Video
Biloxi High Included in America’s Most Challenging High School List
One coastal school is in the spotlight this week for its dedication to providing students the best education they can. Video Video
Building Blocks of Pre-K Funding: Part I
Education funding is a big topic in the legislature this year, and while most funding is going towards k - 12, more people are advocating for early childhood education funding. Video Video
Local Group, Fed Up with 50th, Advocates for Education Funding
Mississippi is generally last on many lists and unfortunately, education is one of them. Video Video
Coast Young Professionals Hosts Talk About Common Core
Education, more specifically Common Core, has been one of the most talked about topics discussed in the Mississippi state legislature this session. Video Video
MS Legislature Considers Special Needs Bill in Education
This week, the Mississippi legislature will make a big decision about special needs children in the state. Video Video
Fed Up with 50th Pushes for Funding of MAEP
One local grass roots effort called Fed Up with 50th is calling for the state legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (M.A.E.P.) Video Video
S.R.H.S. Healthcare Fair Held in Pascagoula
The fair is organized by Singing River Health System (S.R.H.S.) and brings in students from 18 schools, representing six counties. Video Video
Building Blocks of Pre-K Funding: Part II
While Mississippi only provides enough funding to place about 1,800 students into pre-k classrooms, privately funded programs on the Coast ensure more children are being reached. Video Video
More Than 500 Local Students Experience S.T.E.M. Through Golf
Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic hosts the Chevron S.T.E.M. ZONE to teach students the value of science, technology, engineering, and math.
MGCCC Healthcare Students Get Some Hands On Training
For healthcare students, getting trained to deal with trauma situations is critical, and sometimes sitting in a classroom just isn't enough. Video Video
Everson Shares Ideas About What Will Affect Mississippians
News 25 sat down with Everson to talk about the issues affecting south Mississippians most: the military, education, and unemployment. Video Video
Bacot McCarty Foundation Kicks Off Fundraising Season
The Gulf Coast can look forward to seeing $200,000 going toward local education and cultural programs. Video Video
MS Students Begin Statewide Testing on College & Career Readiness Standards
This week, Mississippi students will begin taking the first part of a two-part test that will measure what they know under Mississippi College- and Career-Ready Standards.
Nichols Elementary to Double Enrollment Next Year
The Biloxi School District has announced Nichols Elementary School will double its enrollment next year. Video Video
MS Kids Count Releases Report About School Absenteeism
While often, Mississippi tends to fall behind in education, we are among one of only a handful of states addressing an issue often overlooked: students not attending school. Video Video
USM Gulf Park Invites Students for Career Showcase
U.S.M. Gulf Park invited the students for a career showcase, introducing them to the campus and all it has to offer. Video Video
Mississippi, M.G.C.C.C. Rank in Top 5 Nationally for 2 Year Degree Completion
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (M.G.C.C.C.) enrolls more than 12% of the total number of community college students in the state and its two year completion rates are almost 3% higher than the state average.
IP Casino Presents $200K to Bacot McCarty Foundation
The Gulf Coast can now look forward to seeing $200,000 going towards their local educational and cultural programs. Video Video
Gov. Bryant Signs Measure to Lower Cost of College Tuition for Veterans
Gov. Bryant has signed into law a measure to lower the cost of college tuition for military veterans and their eligible spouses and dependents.
Five Students Win M.D.M.R. Awards at Region VI Science Fair
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) presented five Coast students with the M.D.M.R. Excellence in Marine Sciences Award as part of the Region VI Science and Engineering Fair.
Bayou View Students Attend 'Careers on Wheels' Career Fair
About a dozen professionals representing a variety of careers involving wheels spoke to students about the career options that don't involve sitting behind a desk. Video Video
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