Feds won’t make Mississippi redo A-to-F school rating system

April 1, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Federal education officials say Mississippi won’t have to restructure its system for assigning A-to-F letter grades to public schools. The U.S. Department of Education said in […]

A HIPPY celebration of excellence; a community call to action

March 28, 2018 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire LEXINGTON, Miss. – The Community Students Learning Center (CSLC) Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY) Advisory Board will present “A Celebration of Excellence,” Thursday,  […]

Career-technical tuition aid falters over money issues

March 27, 2018 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A plan to pay community college tuition for some Mississippi students has died, with a state Senate negotiator saying lawmakers felt the state couldn’t afford the […]

Mississippi lawmakers approve budget plan for public schools

March 26, 2018 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Lawmakers are approving a slight increase in Mississippi’s K-12 education budget, although most of additional money won’t go to the main […]

Mississippi names first black higher education commissioner

March 24, 2018 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY and SARAH MEARHOFF Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. The state College Board announced […]

MIBEST program at Hinds CC sets young lady on path to better life

March 22, 2018 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire Still waters have always run deep for Jessica Spann, in school and in life. Now quiet in nature and quick with a smile, Spann, 20, has […]

Hinds County School District to Host Annual Fine Arts Festival Highlighting Talent from Across the District

March 19, 2018 in Education, Entertainment, News

RAYMOND, Miss. – Hinds County School District is hosting its annual student arts showcase at the Raymond Campus of Hinds Community College on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. to […]

New Hope Christian School celebrates 35 years of excellence

March 15, 2018 in Education, Religion

The Mississippi Link Newswire The New Hope Christian School Board, administrators, faculty and alumni have planned a 35th anniversary banquet to commemorate the stellar success of our staff and students. […]