University of Mississippi administrators held a virtual Parents and Families Town Hall Monday to address the frustration and concerns of some parents over online classes and other issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Jackson elementary school will soon have a new name. The Lee Renaming Committee has narrowed down a list of 30 to six semi-finalists. Nominees were chosen based on ties to the community, positive strides in education and being relevant to students.
The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
The departments says any K-12 teacher, staff, or administrator can be tested for free at the county health department locations below. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary.
The funds will be used to provide opportunities for academic development, assist students with basic college requirements, and to motivate students towards the successful completion of their post-secondary education.
The Rankin County School District has announced online that it will make some changes to the start of the school year, following Governor Tate Reeves’ executive order on Tuesday for some school districts.