A suspended Starkville High School teacher will be returning to the classroom after a district investigation.
An online petition claims a classroom presentation by a Starkville High School student involving condoms last week led to a teacher being removed the classroom.
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The Columbus Rotary Club, like most civic organizations, keep to a pretty tight schedule during its weekly luncheons. The program starts promptly at noon and ends just as promptly at 1 p.m. Tuesdays are work days, after all.
Pre-kindergarten classes will soon be a reality in the county school system. After months of discussion and research, the Lowndes County School District’s board of trustees Friday passed a motion 3-1 approving a limited pre-K program.
The West Point School District is considering an abstinence-only program for its students, in compliance with a state-mandated directive for all school districts to offer sex education.
For too long, sex education has been a four-letter word in the state of Mississippi.
JACKSON — Health advocates are urging school districts to adopt enhanced sex education classes, saying it would cut teen pregnancy rates and infections with sexually-transmitted diseases.
Generation after generation, Mississippi, as a law, has preached abstinence only. For all its preaching, the state still is No. 3 in the nation (behind New Mexico and Texas) in mothers ages 15-19 and has woeful numbers of teens contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
Mississippi schools have nine months to decide how they will handle a state mandate to incorporate “abstinence-only” or “abstinence-plus” classes into the curriculum, but not every district is rushing to make the choice.