Mississippi accountability ratings gloomy for Jackson schools

Carey Wright, state superintendent of education, says Jackson Public Schools’ failing score indicates low proficiency on state examinations. Photo: Imani Khayyam JACKSON — For the first…

Personalized learning: How kids are getting into college by mastering their skills

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Pump up the volume! More talking in class, please!

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More Latino students are earning high school diplomas as they wrestle the stubborn equity gap. Next stop, college

Three ways to ensure Hispanic educational aspirations don’t stop when secondary school ends

A private school with more than $100 million will share its technology with three other schools

AltSchool to expand its technology system, hoping to grow the model

Children in the Richton School District, about 20 miles east of Hattiesburg, play on outdated playground equipment. Across Mississippi, educators say that years of underfunding have left them with inadequate facilities and few supplies. (Photo: Jackie Mader)

A controversial student funding system could replace Mississippi’s long-neglected spending formula

Here’s what a new way of allocating education money might mean for schools


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