Mississippi legislators are considering a Senate Bill that would allow third graders who fail this school year’s state-required reading assessment to move on to fourth grade, and area educators say they support the move.
One of Mallory Carlisle’s seventh-grade students does not feel comfortable reading out loud in front of the class. But if Carlisle sits next to her, the student will read in whispers to her teacher.
State officials said Wednesday that they’ll make up a $10 million to $15 million shortfall in funding for teacher raises of $1,500 apiece after the Mississippi Department of Education miscounted the number of eligible teachers.
Accountability ratings for area school districts remain unchanged nearly a month after the Mississippi State Board of Education delayed approving them.
Columbus Municipal School District Special Education Department has been found compliant by the Mississippi Department of Education in three formal state complaints filed against the district last year.
Local school administrators expressed shock at the State Board of Education’s decision Thursday to postpone approving letter grade accountability ratings for school districts and schools.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its school district accountability grades Thursday, which showed improvements for three school districts in the Golden Triangle.
A Mississippi Department of Education investigation into Columbus Municipal School District’s special education programs decisively found the district is failing to adequately educate and accommodate its SPED students.
Investigators with Mississippi Department of Education have been in and out of classrooms in Columbus since November, checking on all 472 students with special education needs in the Columbus Municipal School District.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its school district accountability grades Thursday, revealing a mixed bag of results in the Golden Triangle.