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Education Grant Funding

Updated: 11/07/2015 - Throughout this week we've heard a lot about the lack of funding for Mississippi schools. Well, today we're taking a look at one local effort that is meeting some schools needs, and administrators say it's not costing taxpayers a dime!

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Mississippi Performance on New Test Released

Updated: 11/05/2015 - Almost half of Mississippi high school students met or exceeded expectations in English last year, while about 27 percent did so in algebra I. That's according to test results released Thursday.

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GOP Leaders Could Revamp School Funding Plans

Posted: 11/04/2015 - After Mississippi voters rejected a school funding proposal on Tuesday's ballot, Republican legislative leaders say they want to tweak an education budget formula to push more money into classrooms.

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Fall Retreat Focuses on Teaching through Arts

Updated: 11/04/2015 - Around 60 educators from various schools across Mississippi made a trip to Poplar Springs Elementary School to participate in arts integration training during the Mississippi Art Commission's Whole Schools Initiative fall retreat.

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KCHS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week

Updated: 10/30/2015 - An important message was paired with music Thursday to recognize Red Ribbon Week at Kemper County High School.

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Lamar School Holds College Fair

Updated: 10/29/2015 - Lamar School held a college and career fair Wednesday to allow students one-on-one interaction with various colleges across the southeast.

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It Can Wait Campaign Visits Local School

Updated: 10/28/2015 - AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign made a stop at Lamar School in Meridian Wednesday. Students and faculty were able to experience a simulation of the dangers of testing and driving.

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MCC My College Cares Day

Updated: 10/27/2015 - Meridian Community College partnered with United Way of East Mississippi for My College Cares Day.

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Local School holds ACT “Boot Camp”

Updated: 10/23/2015 - Union High School Seniors and Juniors spent time Thursday morning learning about the best tips, tricks, and skills to be better prepared to take the ACT exam.

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Girl Talk Initiative

Updated: 10/21/2015 - According to national statistics, bullying is the most frequent type of violence committed in American schools.

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Leadership Lauderdale Youth Retreat

Updated: 10/20/2015 - Leadership Lauderdale Youth spent time at Pine Lake Fellowship Camp learning about the concept of teamwork and accomplishing goals.

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School Bus Mishap Friday Afternoon

Updated: 10/16/2015 - A Meridian school bus was involved in a mishap downtown late Friday afternoon. None of the children were hurt.

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Clarkdale Kicks-Off Community Book Read

Updated: 10/16/2015 - Clarkdale Middle School kicked off its first annual community book read Friday morning. The school is encouraging students and parents to read the book 'Wonder' by R.J. Palacio.

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Bids Accepted for Neshoba Central School Bond

Updated: 10/15/2015 - Superintendent of Education, Tommy Dearing and the school board accepted a bid by First Tennessee National Bank Capital to begin construction on Neshoba Central.

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ECCC Adopts Tobacco-Free Policy

Updated: 10/10/2015 - ECCC joins 10 other community colleges in Mississippi by adopting a tobacco-free policy effective January 1, 2016.

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