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Northeast Teacher Wins Milken Award

Updated: 10/12/2004 - Mandy Goldman, who teaches gifted students at Northeast Lauderdale Elementary School, received the prestigious Milken Family Foundation Award.

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Bryan Investing in People

Updated: 10/06/2004 - A member of a successful Mississippi family company was the guest for MCC's President's Roundtable Wednesday.

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Education Leaders Eye K-College

Updated: 09/30/2004 - Top education officials visited Meridian and Lauderdale County as part of an effort to improve education across the state.

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Students and Crime Debated

Updated: 09/29/2004 - A high school football player in Rankin County has been charged and indicted by a grand jury on a felony drug charge, yet he's playing football Friday.

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Leaders Target Dropouts

Updated: 09/29/2004 - Educators meeting in Meridian addressed the goal of reducing the high school dropout rate.

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Lawmakers Hear of Funding Concern

Updated: 09/28/2004 - Mississippi's state school superintendent contends that "underfunding" could negatively impact student performance.

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Ross Collins Shows its Stuff

Updated: 09/24/2004 - Ross Collins Career and Technical Center hosted an open house to show how it's preparing students for the future.

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Children First

Updated: 07/03/2006 - Calling it “nothing short of a miracle,” officials at one new school say they are counting their blessings.

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District Puts Resources to Work

Updated: 09/22/2004 - Management of 16th Section land will bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Lauderdale County School District this year.

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Senators: "Mississippi Risking Lawsuit?"

Updated: 09/21/2004 - The idea that Mississippi might face a lawsuit over the funding of public education surfaced at a meeting of the Senate Education Committee.

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Board Hears Good Report

Updated: 09/21/2004 - The Lauderdale County school district's test results were presented to the School Board Tuesday.

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Schools Reopen

Updated: 09/21/2004 - Classes will resume Wednesday in Choctaw County public schools.

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Schools to Reopen Monday

Updated: 09/19/2004 - Area schools are scheduled to reopen Monday after being closed for two days due to hurricane Ivan.

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Two Schools to Merge

Updated: 09/14/2004 - Changes are on the horizon for a pair of Meridian schools.

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Remembering the Cost of Freedom

Updated: 09/13/2004 - Vocational students in Neshoba County remembered the victims of Sept. 11, 2001 and U.S. soldiers in a ceremony Monday.

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State Department of Education Makes Cuts

Updated: 09/13/2004 - The Mississippi Board of Education has acted to cut 117 positions in order to save $13.7 million over the next five years.

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Board to Discuss West End

Updated: 09/10/2004 - The Meridian School Board will meet Monday to discuss the status of West End Elementary School, currently listed as a priority school by the state department of education.

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Teacher Testing Moves Ahead

Updated: 09/10/2004 - Alabama's state board of education has approved a settlement that could lead to competency testing of new teachers.

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Children First: Targeting "Title" Funds

Updated: 07/03/2006 - The Lauderdale County approved its federal programs budget, which puts money into schools based on the percentage of students in the poverty level, according to state guidelines.

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Students Scout Job Market

Updated: 09/08/2004 - Rush Health Systems hosted 700 students at its annual "Career Care 2004."

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Teacher "Grades" Still Stalled

Updated: 09/08/2004 - A portion of the No Child Left Behind Act will not be implemented in Alabama for the second straight year due to a court challenge.

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Civitan Presents Check to MHS

Updated: 09/08/2004 - The Meridian Civitan Club donated $500 to help support the athletic department's programs at Meridian High School.

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