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Senate Kills "Teacher" Bill

Updated: 03/18/2004 - The Mississippi Senate killed a bill Thursday that would have allowed retired teachers to return to the classroom after sitting out a year.

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MCC Awards Scholarship

Updated: 03/18/2004 - Meridian Community College awarded the annual Les Wallace Scholarship to business and marketing student, Crystal Prewitt of Meridian.

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College Board Mulls Casino Classes

Updated: 03/17/2004 - The state College Board has delayed a vote on whether to allow the USM to offer classes in casino management.

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Barbour Talks to Teachers

Updated: 03/16/2004 - The governor talked about education and funding issues at the spring convention of the Mississippi Association of Educators.

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Learning from the Famous

Updated: 03/12/2004 - Students at West Lauderdale Elementary School had a hands on history lesson on famous Americans.

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Dads "Court" Success

Updated: 03/10/2004 - Parental involvement was the name of the game in Kemper County this week.

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Historic Preservation

Updated: 03/10/2004 - Is history being taught accurately in our schools? According to one report, maybe not.

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Little: Education Faces Crisis

Updated: 03/08/2004 - Lauderdale County's superintendent of schools said he sees a crisis ahead in education, without "full funding".

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Student Charged in Bomb Threat

Updated: 03/05/2004 - A student has been charged with making a bomb threat to Northeast Lauderdale Middle School.

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On the Right Track

Updated: 03/04/2004 - Preschoolers took the study of the letter T to the right side of the tracks.

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NWJH Goes to College

Updated: 03/04/2004 - Some students from Northwest Junior High School got a taste of college life.

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Deputies Pursue Leads in Prank

Updated: 03/04/2004 - Law enforcement officials say they have evidence in a bogus bomb threat made against Northeast Lauderdale Middle School.

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Wile Affirmed for Second Term

Updated: 03/02/2004 - The president of the Meridian School Board has been appointed to another five-year term.

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Read Across America '04

Updated: 03/02/2004 - Schools across the nation celebrated ''Read Across America'' and the 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss' creator.

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Celebrating Heritage Through Song

Updated: 02/27/2004 - Faculty, staff and students used comedy and song to celebrate Black History Month at West End Elementary on Friday.

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McCoy Releases Budget Plan

Updated: 02/24/2004 - House speaker Billy McCoy unveiled a budget plan that he says would fully fund education.

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Former Newton Student Killed

Updated: 02/24/2004 - A former Newton High School student died when shots were fired outside an Atlanta nightclub.

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School Funding at Issue

Updated: 02/23/2004 - School districts across Mississippi are looking at ways they can save money just in case projected budget cuts become reality.

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No More Geometry

Updated: 02/22/2004 - Mississippi's State Board of Education has officially removed geometry as a high school graduation requirement.

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Geometry Nixed as Requirement

Updated: 02/20/2004 - The state Board of Education has removed geometry as a requirement for high school graduation in Mississippi.

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Closing the Gap

Updated: 02/20/2004 - Mississippi public schools are not the only ones facing possible budget cuts, colleges are too. Thursday the two came together for a meeting of the minds.

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Spelling Bee

Updated: 02/20/2004 - You've probably heard of the "Queen Bee," but how about the "King Bee!" One was crowned Friday at Meridian Community College.

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Boards, Officials Weigh Education Options

Updated: 02/19/2004 - Three school boards, representing all levels of education, met with state officials to talk about ways to get what is needed for education.

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Calling All Teachers

Updated: 02/19/2004 - Two new education bills, aimed at getting more teachers into the classroom, were introduced in the legislature Thursday.

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