The Mississippi Department of Education has held 14 town hall meetings in preperation for NCLB waiver.
A new report ranks Mississippi 49th out of 50 states in addressing the issue of child homelessness. The report says 12,000 children in the state are homeless.
The down economy has Mississippi lawmakers trimming down the state's budget. Hear how much cuts top legislators are expecting in the coming year.
A new program is training Mississippi students how to be mediators in their schools in hopes of cutting down on violence and disputes.
Nearly 17 years ago, a pastor at a small African-American church in Hernando found that the traditional Delta diet of fried anything had produced a super-sized congregation.
The new survey is fueling a debate on whether schools should choose Abstinence Plus or Abstinence Only instruction.
Blueprint Mississippi is tackling the most stubborn problems facing the state. The strategy is to get regional leaders to form a shared vision and work together to accomplish their goals.
Work force developers see better standards as key to improving workforce training.
Governor Haley Barbour uses the second of three addresses to call for educational reform in Mississippi.
Governor Haley Barbour says part of the solution to every problem is the return to traditional American values.
Ole Miss welcomes (back) its new football coach Hugh Freeze who takes over from Houston Nutt.
One Delta school proves you can improve education even in tough times.
JacksonState University in Mississippi is developing a program to put more scientists in k12 classrooms.
Nationwide more than 100,000 children languish in foster care, waiting to be adopted. In Oxford, a 14-year old middle school student now has a permanent home again.
Mississippi will have a part in the largest long-term study of children ever conducted. Doctors are hoping the study can unravel major health mysteries.
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