Mississippi University for Women’s Jumpstart Program recently joined more than 2.24 million readers across the United States to promote early childhood development, education and literacy as part of the Jumpstart’s 15th annual Read for the Record.
The second Jumpstart tutoring program in the state will begin at Mississippi University for Women when MUW students gather at local preschools to tutor low-income children and help them with literacy skills.
One of Lowndes County’s ardent proponents of early childhood literacy has a new name: First Book in Columbus is now My Book.
After three cracks at the state mandated third grade reading test, local districts now have passed around 90 percent of their students on to the fourth grade.
More Golden Triangle and statewide third graders are moving on to fourth grade.
The results of Mississippi’s first statewide assessment of kindergarten literacy show the majority of the state’s youngest students made significant gains this academic year.
When students and teachers begin the 2013 school year Wednesday, they will encounter several changes in the Lowndes County School District.
Block scheduling, one of the biggest changes that will be implemented in the district, will begin this term.
Love it or hate it, the Internet is here to stay, rapidly permeating almost every aspect of our culture.
Once a novelty, digital literacy is now a critical skill, and libraries across the country are scrambling to get their patrons up to speed.
I got it!” beamed Delaney Shedd, touching small fingers to the screen of an Early Literacy Station to make an image of a flower, a train or an animal appear. At just 22 months old, her consonants may not be quite crisp, but her understanding that she was making things happen definitely computed.