Mississippi education

Gulfport School District Superintendent among four nominees confirmed to education boards in

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -The Mississippi Senate has confirmed three people to the state Board of Education and one to the state Charter School Authorizer Board. One of those confirmed to the nine-member Board of Education is the director of the Mississippi Association of School Administrators, Ronnie McGehee of Madison. Another is Gulfport School District Superintendent Glen East. Another is […]

Bill proposes $50M to expand broadband access for students

By LEAH WILLINGHAM Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Legislation in the Mississippi House proposes using $50 million of the state’s federal coronavirus relief funding to improve broadband access for students in underserved areas during the pandemic. “These kids have…