JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is giving $1 million to a parents’ group to improve parental engagement and student literacy in Jackson city schools. Parents for Public Schools of Jackson announced Friday that it was receiving the money. The nonprofit group says it will focus the money on students of all ages […]
(AP) Mississippi will get $2.4 million to subsidize summer programs for struggling readers and improve teachers’ reading instruction methods. The three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, announced Tuesday, would be channeled through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, relying on board-certified teachers to mentor other teachers and become literacy coaches. The most immediate […]
Demonstrates commitment to Mississippi’s and New Orleans’ vulnerable children
By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) held a reception Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, with the Mississippi Children’s Museum as the venue, where its officials came to town to launch the opening of the Foundation’s Jackson office, at Capital Towers, 125 S. Congress….