When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
With Common Core State Standards set to be implemented in all Mississippi classrooms for the 2014-15 school year, area teachers are preparing for the change in curriculum.
The Starkville School District Board of Directors approved one transfer request and denied another Tuesday.
The Starkville School District has seen a five-percent increase in student enrollment over the past two years, and though this hardly comes as a surprise to district officials, classroom space is becoming an issue, particularly in the elementary schools.
School doesn’t start until Wednesday, but there’s already movement in the Columbus Municipal School District.