Content Tagged 'education'

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
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 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
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
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
Ed Dept. seeks to improve teacher prep programs
The Obama administration wants to improve teaching before teachers enter the classroom, and it's proposing new rules that would penalize teacher-training programs that turn out ill-prepared graduates.
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
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
Earl Wyman Performance Achievement Award Winners Announced
Ocean Springs High School Seniors, Sarah Brouckaert and Parker Darphin, are this year’s winners.
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
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
Mississippi Lags Behind in Childhood Literacy
Mississippi is lagging behind the rest of the nation when it comes to literacy. 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
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.
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
‘A Banker In Every Classroom’
Mississippi bankers and teachers come together to teach personal finance in Mississippi schools.
Mississippi Moves to Boost Literacy in Grade School
Forty six percent of Mississippi 3rd graders cannot read on the 4th grade level. Video Video
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Moss Point Schools Start the New School Year
Moss Point School District kicked off their first day of school Wednesday. 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
Gulfport Receives Excel by 5 Certification
The City of Gulfport has been awarded Excel by 5 certification. Video Video
Pass Christian Teachers Head Back to School
Monday, Pass Christian teachers reported for their first day of school. Video Video
Local Schools Must Implement Common Core This School Year
This year, every classroom in Mississippi will be fully Common Core. Video Video
'Excelebration' Planned for Excel By 5 Certification
We know it takes a village to raise children. Video Video
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