Columbus School District seeking eCenters partners

November 16, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News

The Columbus School District is recruiting churches, community groups and others to help high school dropouts throughout the region complete either their high school diploma or GED.

Schools Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell tells WCBI-TV that the planned eCenters are the next major step in the Project 2020 dropout recovery program.

Sex education in Mississippi classrooms

October 16, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The teen pregnancy rate in Mississippi is one of the highest in the nation.

As the Columbus and Lowndes County school systems move forward with teaching state-required sex education in the classrooms, educators, students and their parents have very different opinions on the effectiveness of the fledgling program.