Mississippi school eyes new football stadium construction

April 22, 2018 in Education

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi Gulf Coast high school is considering building a new multimillion dollar football stadium. The Sun Herald reports that Ocean Springs High School officials […]

Technical problem briefly interrupts Mississippi state tests

April 17, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Some Mississippi schools are recovering from technical problems with online state tests. The Mississippi Department of Education says some schools had problems connecting with the test […]

Mississippi names top teacher and school administrator

April 15, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is honoring its teacher and school administrator of the year. The Mississippi Department of Education says Whitney Drewrey, who teaches students with disabilities at Lafayette […]

Mississippi school district continues superintendent search

April 12, 2018 in Education

The Columbus Municipal School District’s board of trustees announced Monday that the application period has been closed by search firm Mississippi School Boards Association. The Commercial Dispatch reports Board President […]

ESSA demands full transparency on K-12 educational funding

April 12, 2018 in Education, News

By Lauren Poteat TriceEdneyWire.com Public school systems throughout the nation will now be required to be a lot more transparent when it comes to school funding. According to the federal […]

Study: South’s native talent suffers without better schools

April 10, 2018 in Education

By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The South’s increasingly diverse homegrown talent won’t share in the region’s economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending more on […]

Mississippi State physics major wins national scholarship

April 8, 2018 in Education

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi State University senior will receive a Barry Goldwater Scholarship. The university says physics major Nicholas A. Ezzell of Laurel will be the only Mississippian […]

Student housing project in progress near university

April 6, 2018 in Education

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) – A building is being converted into a student housing complex near the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus. WLOX-TV reported Thursday that Encompass, a […]