education

Mississippi: reading test almost at pre-pandemic pass rate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A preliminary snapshot of 3rd graders’ literacy proficiency in Mississippi shows a passing rate nearly the same as before the COVID-19 pandemic, the state education superintendent said Thursday. “The hard work of teachers, students and parents…

Young investors program awards local students

The Gulfport School District celebrated students who completed the Wake Forest Young Investors Program. Students participated in the First Generation Investors, which is a nonprofit organization founded by students at…

Biloxi senior named a Presidential Scholars semifinalist

Biloxi High School announced Friday that senior Madeline Pitre has been named one of the nine Mississippi students selected as a semifinalist for the 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The program honors the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.…