State Board Opens Public Comment on ACT WorkKeys and Career Preparation Indicator to Measure Career Readiness
For Immediate Release: February 25, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted today to open public comment on the addition of the ACT WorkKeys assessment and a recognized career pathway or industry certification to the accountability measure evaluating how schools and districts prepare students for college and the workforce.
For Immediate Release: February 23, 2021
WHO: Mississippi State Board of Education
WHAT: The Mississippi State Board of Education will have its monthly meeting on Thursday. The Board postponed its February 18 meeting because of severe weather and power outages.
WHEN: Thursday at 10 a.m.
For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021
WHO: Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE)
WHAT: The SBE is postponing its February 18 meeting until next week. Severe weather and power outages are preventing attendees from participating in the meeting.
WHEN: SBE’s February meeting will be rescheduled during the week of February 22. The new date will be announced once it has been confirmed.
For Immediate Release: February 10, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. – Fletcher Horne, 15, of Laurel and Abygail Buchanan, 13, of Florence were named Mississippi's top youth volunteers of 2021 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, America’s largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer service.
For Immediate Release: February 1, 2021
JACKSON, Miss. – The 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program selected 86 Mississippi students as candidates for the national award.
Students who have been selected as candidates have an opportunity to become a U.S. Presidential Scholar. The scholars represent excellence in education and the promise of greatness in young people.