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Mississippi Adopts Tests with Emergency Contract

Posted: 09/18/2014 - The state Board of Education has approved an emergency contract that means Mississippi's public school students will take tests this year designed by a multi-state group to evaluate student mastery of the Common Core standards.

Brown Says New Law Doesn't Apply to Him

Posted: 09/18/2014 - Longtime Democratic political operative Ike Brown says a new Mississippi law doesn't apply to him because he believes it can't be retroactive.

Alabama in National Medicaid Project

Posted: 09/18/2014 - The National Governors Association says Alabama, Nevada and Washington will participate in a year-long project to examine ways to spur changes in how states pay for Medicaid and other health care services.

ECCC Recognizes Constitution Day

Updated: 09/17/2014 - Sept. 17 is Constitution Day, set aside to remember the signing of our nation's founding document.
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Cong. Sewell Calls for Judge to Resign

Posted: 09/17/2014 - U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama's 7th District says a federal judge from Montgomery should resign because of his arrest on domestic violence charges.

More Districts Join MAEP Lawsuit

Updated: 09/16/2014 - The issue of adequate funding for public education in Mississippi could end up in court or on a ballot, depending on who you ask.

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