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  Several education proposals are pending for Mississippi

Both the legislature and state board of education are considering proposals that seek to balance out the impacts of COVID-19 on districts, teachers and students.

Mississippi announces changes to grading, passing policies for 2020-21 school year

The Mississippi State Board of Education announced changes to grading and passing requirements Thursday in response to the difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teacher pay raise bill approved by Mississippi Senate

A bill that will give Mississippi teachers more money is one step closer to becoming law.

39 Mississippi school districts receive federal money to help low-income students

The funds are given to school districts with 40 percent low-income families.

  Teacher pay raise passes Senate Education Committee

Teacher pay raise clears first legislative step.

Vicksburg Warren School District closes all schools ahead of winter weather

District officials said schools will reopen on Tuesday, January 12, on a regular schedule.

Young writers could win full-ride scholarship to Belhaven University

The Angie Thomas Writers Scholarship will cover tuition, room and board at the university for four years.

JPS board approves renaming of 2 schools named for Confederate soldiers

Jackson Public School District’s Board of trustees approved the renaming of two of its elementary schools.

Former superintendent chosen for Mississippi education board

A former schools superintendent and teacher may soon join the Mississippi State Board of Education.