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Despite my good experiences in the traditional public school model, the statistics tell me that the vast majority of our young students are not being given the educational foundation they deserve.
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Meanwhile, Mississippi is contending with discipline-related problems. For example, this summer, the Department of Justice
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But the deep-rooted skepticism of the state’s black leadership remains one of the biggest obstacles to bipartisan support
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Democrats responsible for passing the state’s most sweeping education reform act more than 30 years ago have also voiced
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Spanish teacher Deborah Bishop treated her 20 Spanish Honor Society students to a night on the town Wednesday -- dinner at
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The biggest chunk of the new funding, $15 million, is poised to go toward addressing what Bryant called a "literacy crisis
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A 2010 state law in Mississippi makes it possible for failing schools to be converted to charter schools beginning in the
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Lee County Superintendent Jimmy Weeks said he can see both the benefits and dangers of students using cellphones at school
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Students tell KATC that the teacher arrived at school Wednesday wearing all black, "attending America's funeral" after Obama
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This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. On Wednesday, the House and Senate Investigate
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(c)2012 the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (Tupelo, Miss.) Distributed by MCT Information Services But Republican Lt
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In May, Spencer, N.C. teacher Tanya Dixon-Neely was placed on paid suspension after she was caught on tape telling a student
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According to CNN, Austin said Meridian is not the only location in the country operating such a system, but is the only one
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Building Blocks has helped over 500 early childhood programs teach literacy and school readiness skills. This piece comes
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Until she started school in August, JeMira spent nine hours each week day at Little Angels Day Care, a well-equipped one
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A: The ability to provide a high-quality environment to the children requires communities to address the systems. We’ve had
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Where the pre-k conversation will go in the state remains uncertain. Much will depend on Republican Gov. Phil Bryant and
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Among them is 40-year-old Renee Bobo, Artasia's mother. Although a discussion of condoms or contraceptives is allowed under