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General News
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPE Members Honored as STAR Teachers »
The Mississippi Economic Council recently announced Mississippi's 2020 STAR Students and Teachers . Each STAR Student...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Board of Education Meets »
The State Board of Education held its monthly meeting via livestream earlier today, May 21.  The following were among...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDE Seeks Public Input on Prioritizing Federal Funds for School Restart and Recovery »
MDE is seeking public input to help the state prioritize the use of funds from the federal CARES Act. The CARES Act provid...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Issues Guidance for Reopening Schools »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated guidance and considerations for ways in which sc...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020-21 Mississippi Teacher Council Application Available »
MDE is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Mississippi Teacher Advisory Council (MTAC). The purpose of the M...

Legislative News
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update (5/29/20) »
Legislators returned to Jackson this past Tuesday to continue their work.  State Economist Dr. Darrin Webb briefed le...
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: MDE Unveils Distance Learning Plan »
Legislators returned to the capitol Tuesday to finalize plans to provide financial relief to small businesses impacted by...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Maintains Appropriation Authority of Coronavirus Relief Funds »
When legislators reconvened last Friday afternoon, they passed SB 2772 which transfers $1.15 billion from the Department o...
Monday, May 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Reconvenes to Affirm its Authority to Appropriate Funds »
Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn announced Monday, April 27, that the Mississippi Legisl...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature Suspends Session »
Legislators have suspended the 2020 Legislative Session due to COVID-19 concerns.  Legislators have gone home until A...

NBCT News
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WCTP at the University of Mississippi Offering Free NBCT Course »
Like every school, the World Class Teaching Program (WCTP) at the University of Mississippi has been impacted by COVID-19....
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Provides Updates for Candidates »
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is committed to providing assessment updates for candidates...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Impact on National Board Certification and Renewal »
COVID-19 Impact on National Board Certification and Renewal We are living in unprecedented times as a result of COV...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NBPTS Makes ATLAS Available for Candidates »
The National Board has announced its new ATLAS 4 Candidates initiative that will provide candidates with access via the Na...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
World Class Teaching Programs Host Pinning Ceremonies »
Mississippi’s World Class Teaching Programs (WCTPs) provide invaluable support, mentoring and resources to our National Bo...