Reading deadline looms for Mississippi third-graders

August 15, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Thousands of Mississippi parents could get a letter at the end of this school year notifying them their third graders have failed because of a legislative […]

Mississippi to step up reading instruction for third-graders

April 22, 2014 in Education, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — State officials say they plan to use bolstered state funding to hire more literacy coaches and better train teachers as schools seek to meet legislative requirements […]