Federal and State Conservation Programs in Coastal Region

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Barthell Joseph and the Wetland Reserve Program

While in college, Barthell Joseph made several trips to the home of a friend whose family owned property near Hollandale, Mississippi, close to the Mississippi River.

 

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There are 157 resources serving Coastal Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Federal Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Coastal Region
Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Dr. Susan Pasko - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fire on the Forty
Rick Hamrick - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Mississippi State, MS
Fish Passage Program - Southeast Region
Walter “Tripp” Boltin - Fish Biologist - Wadmalaw Island, SC
Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Greg Wathen - LCC Coordinator - Nashville, TN
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mississippi Flyway
Houston Havens - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Mississippi
Jeffrey Lee - State Coordinator, Ecological Services - Jackson, MS
Plains & Prairie Potholes Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Rick Nelson - LCC CoordinatorND
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
Will McDearman - Red-cockaded Woodpecker Recovery Coordinator - Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- Arlington , VA
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Ecological Services Field Office
- Jackson, MS
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
EPA Programs
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Climate Ready Estuaries
EPA - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices-NPDES
Deborah G. Nagle - Division Director - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Federal Incentives
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Sustainable Ranges Initiative
John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) - US Department of Defense
Grant Programs
Acorn Foundation
- Oakland, CA
Acres for America
Thomas E. Kelsch - Vice President, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund - Washington, DC
BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grants
Alanna Keating - Alexandria, VA
Bring Back the Natives
Kirstin Neff, Ph.D. - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Portland, OR
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Civil War Battlefield Acquisition Grants
Bill Conkle - Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation - Richmond, VA
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Common Counsel Foundation
Laura Livoti - CEO - Oakland, CA
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
Conservation Partners Program
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation Office of Program & Policy Services - Denver, CO
Environmental Solutions for Communities
Carrie Clingan - Manager, Community-Based Conservation Programs - Washington, DC
Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund - Mississippi Office
Myra Bryant - Executive Director - Jackson, MS
FishAmerica Foundation Conservation Grants
Ruth Jackson - Grants Manager - Alexandria, VA
Forestry on Indian Lands
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs - Washington, DC
Fund-a-Farmer Project
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
Keystone Initiatives
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Mississippi SARE Program
Mark Crenshaw - SARE State Coordinator - Mississippi State, MS
Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA)
Yasuyuki Sugiura - President - New York, NY
National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Brise Tencer - Executive Director - Santa Cruz, CA
Pulling Together Initiative
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Southern Company Power of Flight
Suzanne Sessine - Program Director, Southern Coastal Programs - Washington, DC
The Conservation Alliance
John Sterling - Executive Director - Bend, OR
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Chris Mittelstaedt - Founder and Project DirectorCA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Summerlee Foundation
Lynne Starnes - Director of Administration - Dallas, TX
U.S. Endowment for Forests and Communities Program
SFI and US Endowment for Forest and Communities Inc - Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center
Southern Research Station - Asheville, NC
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
- Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
Southern Research Station, USDA-US Forest Service
Rob Doudrick - Station Director - Asheville, NC
USDA - FSA Programs
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
CP33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
Kristine Evans, Program Coordinator - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Mississippi State University - Mississippi State, MS
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Conservation Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Forest Restoration Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans - Mississippi
USDA Farm Service Agency - Jackson, MS
Farm Ownership Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Ownership Loans - Mississippi
Michael R. Sullivan - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Jackson, MS
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Grassland Reserve Program- REPEALED
USDA Farm Service Agency
Guaranteed Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers - Mississippi
Michael R. Sullivan - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Jackson, MS
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Source Water Protection Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Tree Assistance Program (TAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
USDA - NRCS Programs
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)- REPEALED
Mark Parson - Program Contact
Appalachian Plant Materials Center
John Vandevender - PMC Manager - Alderson, WV
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
Stacy Swartwood - National CIG Program Analyst - Washington, DC
Conservation of Private Grazing Land (CPGL)
Conservation Security Program
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
Conservation Stewardship Program - Mississippi
Mary Williams - CSP Program Manager - USDA/ Natural Resources Conservation Service - Jackson, MS
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
NRCS
Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)- REPEALED
Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP)
Fred Reaves - National Emergency Watershed Protection Program Manager
Emergency Watershed Protection Program- Floodplain Easement
Jason Weller, Chief - USDA-NRCS - Washington, DC
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
NRCS
EQIP Organic Initiative
Lindsay Haines - EQIP Specialist for Organic
Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)- REPEALED
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) REPEALED
Gulf of Mexico Initiative
Luther Jones - GoMI Coordinator - Washington, DC
Gulf of Mexico Initiative - Mississippi
Kurt Readus - Acting Assistant State Conservationist - Programs - Jackson, MS
Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
USDA NRCS
Longleaf Pine Initiative
NRCS - Washington, DC
Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative
Martin Lowenfish - Landscape Conservation Initiatives Coordinator - Washington, DC
Mississippi Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Kurt Readus - Acting Asst. State Conservation (Programs) - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative
Walter Jackson - State Contact - State Grazing Land Specialist - Jackson, MS
Mississippi River Basin Healthy Watersheds Initiative
Scott - EdwardsDC
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - Fort Worth, TX
National Water Quality Initiative
USDA NRCS
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
Ramon Ortiz - PMC Manager (acting) - Beltsville, MD
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Louis Aspey, Chief of Staff - Regional Conservationist - Washington, DC
Small scale solutions for your farm
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
The Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center (LAPMC)
Garret Thomassie - PMC Manager - Galliano, LA
The Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center (MSPMC)
Alayna Jacobs - PMC Manager - Coffeeville, MS
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program
USDA NRCS
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)- REPEALED
Garry Lee - Acting Director, Easement Programs Division - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Washington, DC
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Conservation Reserve Program Longleaf Pine Initiative
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development
Farmers Market Promotion Program
Douglas Keeler, Director - Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
Food Linc
Jim Barham - USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
New Farmers
USDA
Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Rita Meade - OCCSP Coordinator - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
Lori Washington - USDA Rural Development Loan Specialist
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
Dr. Jimmy Avery, Director - Delta Research and Extension Center Mississippi State University - Stoneville, MS
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Business and Cooperative Programs - National Office, USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
- Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development

 State and Local Programs

   
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There are 35 resources serving Coastal Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Coastal Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Coastal Wetlands - Property Tax Benefits
MS
Current Agricultural Use Value
- Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation - Reynoldsburg, OH
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Land and Historic Resource Tax Credit
Steve Seidel - Delaware Division of Revenue - Wilmington, DE
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Brendix Glasgow, - Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit, district forester - Tupelo, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Income Tax Credit
Brendix Glasgow - District Forester, Northeast - Tupelo, MS
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Habitat Management Programs
Natural Resource Enterprises Program - Mississippi State University
Dr. Daryl Jones - Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries - Mississippi State, MS
State Funding / Technical Resources
Black Belt Prairie Restoration Initiative
John Gruchy - Jackson, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Fire on the Forty
Rick Hamrick - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Mississippi State, MS
Forest Health Program
Randy Chapin - District Forester, Southwest - Brookhaven, MS
Forest Resource Development Program
Brendix Glasgow - District Forester, Northeast - Tupelo, MS
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
Barb Kirkpatrick - Executive Director - College Station, TX
MDWFP Waterfowl Program
Houston Havens - Migratory Game Bird Biologist - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Crop Improvement Association
Bennie C. Keith - General Manager - Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
- Biloxi, MS
Mississippi Forest Legacy Program
Jim Hancock - MSRF #1367, Grant Coordination Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forest Stewardship Program
Jack White - Forest Stewardship Coordinator - Bay Springs, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Charlie W. Morgan, Jr. - State Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Private Lands
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Mississippi Invasive Plant Control Program
Jim Hancock - Grant Coordination Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Landowner Incentive Program
MS
Mississippi Private Lands Habitat Program
John Gruchy - Coordinator, Private Lands Program - Jackson, MS
National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative
John Doty - Communications Director - Knoxville, TN
Natural Resource Enterprises Program - Mississippi State University
Dr. Daryl Jones - Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries - Mississippi State, MS
Southeast Prescribed Fire Update
North Carolina State University Extension Forestry - Raleigh, NC
Underserved Landowner Outreach Program
Sandra Ford - Underserved Landowner Coordinator, Alcorn State University - Alcorn State, MS
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
wildpiginfo
Bill Hamrick - Extension Associate III - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture - Mississippi State, MS
Woodland Steward Series
Cradle of Forestry Interpretive Association, Extension Forestry-NC Cooperative Extension, NC Forest Service, US Forest Service - Raleigh, NC
 

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Federal Programs News Items
Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States - Jackson Free Press
1/16/2019 2:05:00 PM
Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States    Jackson Free Press The ongoing federal government shutdown is doing more damage in Mississippi than in most states, an analysis finds. Mississippi ranks eighth, according to ...

Early Learning Collaborative: 1200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant - HubcitySPOKES.com
1/9/2019 6:59:53 PM
Early Learning Collaborative: 1200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant    HubcitySPOKES.com The Hattiesburg Public School District has been awarded $2.1 million in grant funding from the Mississippi Department of Education's Early Learning ...

Government shutdown hits Mississippi hard - WAPT Jackson
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Government shutdown hits Mississippi hard    WAPT Jackson Mississippi is one of the states hardest hit by the partial government shutdown.

Ed groups weigh in on how Espy, Hyde-Smith can help schools - Mississippi Today
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ed groups weigh in on how Espy, Hyde-Smith can help schools    Mississippi Today Most decisions that impact schools are made on the local level but Congress plays a role in funding and oversight.

Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde–Smith Has a Stellar Pro-Life Record - LifeNews.com
11/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde–Smith Has a Stellar Pro-Life Record    LifeNews.com In the short time since her appointment to the U.S. Senate in April 2018, Cindy Hyde-Smith has demonstrated a strong pro-life record. ADVERTISEMENT.

William Carey College Meridian native, Carey faculty member Dr. Kim Benton receives Golden Lamp Award - Meridian Star
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
William Carey College Meridian native, Carey faculty member Dr. Kim Benton receives Golden Lamp Award    Meridian Star Dr. Kim Benton of William Carey University has received a 2018 Golden Lamp Award from the Mississippi Association of School Administrators (MASA) ...

Northeast Mississippi has pockets of economic strength, but many voters see need for more - Mississippi Today
10/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Northeast Mississippi has pockets of economic strength, but many voters see need for more    Mississippi Today The Northeast Mississippi economy is holding its own, but voters there are nervous about the future.

'No room for them': For Mississippians in deep poverty, voting is easier said than done - Mississippi Today
10/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
'No room for them': For Mississippians in deep poverty, voting is easier said than done    Mississippi Today On a recent trip to Jackson for a Poor People's Campaign event, the Rev. William Barber II called participating in elections a moral responsibility.

Oklahomas Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi - KRMG
10/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Oklahomas Choctaw horses connect to Mississippi    KRMG Choctaw horses were thought to be long gone from this region, disappearing when their Native American owners were expelled from the U.S. Southeast by the ...

Policy Manager - SustainableBusiness.com
9/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Policy Manager    SustainableBusiness.com 1 Mississippi is supported by the Mississippi River Network (MRN) to encourage River Citizens through education, inspiration and opportunities to embrace the ...

Troxell Announces Charlotte Daves As Its New Account Executive For The Mississippi Territory - PR Newswire
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Troxell Announces Charlotte Daves As Its New Account Executive For The Mississippi Territory    PR Newswire PHOENIX, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Troxell, a national leader in education technology & collaboration solutions for more than 60 years, is happy to ...

Mississippi Department of Education Approves i-Ready® as a Universal Screener for Grades K-3 - PR Newswire
8/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Department of Education Approves i-Ready® as a Universal Screener for Grades K-3    PR Newswire NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mississippi Department of Education, in collaboration with the Mississippi Reading Panel, has ...

Mamie Martin tops state average in reading - Daily Leader - Dailyleader
8/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mamie Martin tops state average in reading - Daily Leader    Dailyleader The results of Mississippi's statewide assessment of learning in pre-k and kindergarten show that the majority of the state's youngest students have made ...

Shopping for back to school supplies? You're not alone! - WLOX
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Shopping for back to school supplies? You're not alone!    WLOX In South Mississippi, the first students head back to school on August 3. That means the pressure is on to get everything checked off the school supply lists.

Chris McDaniel releases his 'Contract with Mississippi' #mssen | Mississippi Politics and News - Yall Politics
7/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Chris McDaniel releases his 'Contract with Mississippi' #mssen | Mississippi Politics and News    Yall Politics As a lifelong conservative Republican and as a citizen running for the office of United States Senator to represent the State of Mississippi, I am not merely ...

Wild or mild? Mississippi’s future depends on Army Corps’ three locks, dams - St. Paul Pioneer Press
7/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Wild or mild? Mississippi’s future depends on Army Corps’ three locks, dams    St. Paul Pioneer Press It may be time to unleash the Mississippi River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering the possibility of three metro-area dams being removed ...

Analysis: Book looks beyond headlines of RFK poverty tour - Mississippi Business Journal
4/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Analysis: Book looks beyond headlines of RFK poverty tour    Mississippi Business Journal Ellen B. Meacham says when she set out to research and write a book about Democratic Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's April 1967 tour of poverty-stricken areas of ...

Mapping Out an Argument for Stopping the Yazoo Pumps - American Rivers
4/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mapping Out an Argument for Stopping the Yazoo Pumps    American Rivers The Yazoo Pumps would not only cost taxpayers over $300 million, they would destroy lands taxpayers have already invested to protect in Mississippi.

Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway - NOLA.com
3/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway    NOLA.com A colorful sunset along the Mississippi River highlights the Centennial Bridge at left and the Davenport, Iowa, skyline at right. The bridge was built in 1940 and ...

The struggle to control the Mississippi can help us understand the U.S. - Washington Post
3/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
The struggle to control the Mississippi can help us understand the U.S.    Washington Post As Trump talks infrastructure, a debate over money, flooding and priorities along America's great river.

Mississippi's third-grade reading law: What parents need to know - Hattiesburg American
1/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi's third-grade reading law: What parents need to know    Hattiesburg American Mississippi's literacy-based promotion act, or third-grade reading law, requires parents to be involved in their child's reading education.

Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state - Calhoun County Journal
12/20/2017 8:28:04 PM
Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state    Calhoun County Journal Calhoun County is one of 18 Mississippi public school districts put on probation for breaking state rules. school district logo The state School Accreditation ...

Coast hospitals claim state Medicaid mismanaged $533 million in federal funds - Mississippi Today
10/27/2017 3:00:00 AM
Coast hospitals claim state Medicaid mismanaged $533 million in federal funds    Mississippi Today For years the state Division of Medicaid has failed to properly administer a federal hospital reimbursement program, and this lapse is robbing a group of ...

State Department of Education is fixing its accounting problems - The Sun Herald
10/25/2017 3:00:00 AM
State Department of Education is fixing its accounting problems    The Sun Herald Mississippi Department of Education's new chief operations officer, Felicia Gavin, says she is putting changes and people into place to fix the agency's problems ...

Armed Forces Museum director Daniels leaving after 18 years - WDAM-TV
9/6/2017 3:00:00 AM
Armed Forces Museum director Daniels leaving after 18 years    WDAM-TV The longtime director of the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby is leaving.

Harvey victims need federal program that saved Mississippi post-Katrina says Haley Barbour - USA TODAY
9/3/2017 3:00:00 AM
Harvey victims need federal program that saved Mississippi post-Katrina says Haley Barbour    USA TODAY Amid another Gulf Coast superstorm, a key recovery program may be cut.

Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program to be offered in North Tippah Schools - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
7/29/2017 3:00:00 AM
Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program to be offered in North Tippah Schools    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TIPLERSVILLE – A new program in North Tippah Schools aims to help high school students gain career readiness skills.

How Affordable is Housing in Mississippi? - Jackson Free Press
6/16/2017 3:00:00 AM
How Affordable is Housing in Mississippi?    Jackson Free Press Rental housing in Mississippi is not very affordable, the new "Out of Reach 2017" report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows.

Coast schools could lose close to $4 million with Trump’s proposed cuts - The Sun Herald
5/12/2017 3:00:00 AM
Coast schools could lose close to $4 million with Trump’s proposed cuts    The Sun Herald President Trump's budget cuts to education include a federal program Mississippi school districts have found essential to help educate those who need it most.

MDHS works hard to stop fraud - The Sun Herald
3/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
MDHS works hard to stop fraud    The Sun Herald The Mississippi Department of Human Services has pursued every opportunity to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse to ensure those truly in need have access to ...

FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE — Reductions in federal programs could force some rural hospitals to close - Mississippi Business Journal
4/8/2016 3:00:00 AM
FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE — Reductions in federal programs could force some rural hospitals to close    Mississippi Business Journal By BECKY GILLETTE. Hospitals in Mississippi are facing daunting financial challenges today and in the years ahead. In addition to having high costs for ...

State and Local Programs News Items
THIS WEEK: 441 Events and Activities in Mississippi to Raise Awareness About School Choice - PRNewswire
1/18/2019 8:00:00 AM
THIS WEEK: 441 Events and Activities in Mississippi to Raise Awareness About School Choice    PRNewswire JACKSON, Miss., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Families and educators around the state will celebrate how school choice empowers Mississippi families during ...

The University of Southern Mississippi Takes Its Place Among Nation's Leading Research Universities - Southern Miss Now
1/17/2019 11:32:02 AM
The University of Southern Mississippi Takes Its Place Among Nation's Leading Research Universities    Southern Miss Now The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has been recognized as one of the nation's leading research institutions by the Carnegie Classification of ...

Consider becoming a Master Gardener - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
1/17/2019 1:01:40 AM
Consider becoming a Master Gardener - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Meet other passionate gardeners. Learn from horticulture experts. Share what you learn with your community. Become a Master Gardener.

Mississippi Public Universities Play Pivotal Role in State's Economic Development Efforts - Southern Miss Now
1/16/2019 4:33:45 PM
Mississippi Public Universities Play Pivotal Role in State's Economic Development Efforts    Southern Miss Now Successfully attracting business and industry to Mississippi requires the dedicated efforts of economic developers, community leaders and elected officials on ...

Bryant Pushes Teacher Pay, School Safety in State of State - U.S. News & World Report
1/15/2019 8:09:00 PM
Bryant Pushes Teacher Pay, School Safety in State of State    U.S. News & World Report JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is outlining policy priorities for his eighth and final year in office.

'Promises after promises': State workers, stuck under stagnant wages, have no guarantee of life without poverty - Mississippi Today
1/15/2019 2:41:00 PM
'Promises after promises': State workers, stuck under stagnant wages, have no guarantee of life without poverty    Mississippi Today Many state employees have not seen salary hikes in a decade, but some are cautiously optimistic as policymakers float the possibility of pay raises.

East Mississippi Community College's Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence 2.0 nears completion - Meridian Star
1/15/2019 1:01:30 PM
East Mississippi Community College's Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence 2.0 nears completion    Meridian Star MAYHEW — The final phase of construction on East Mississippi Community College's Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence 2.0 is under way and ...

What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session? - The Hechinger Report
1/15/2019 12:03:02 AM
What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session?    The Hechinger Report Editor's note: This story led off this week's Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers' inboxes with trends and top stories about ...

Child poverty rates highlight need for wraparound support - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
1/13/2019 5:00:00 AM
Child poverty rates highlight need for wraparound support    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal In the face of widespread poverty and insufficient state funding for public schools, local districts are turning to federal dollars and to community involvement to ...

MDE listening session heads to Columbus - Starkville Daily News
1/11/2019 4:58:06 PM
MDE listening session heads to Columbus    Starkville Daily News As part of efforts to hear input on career-technical education in Mississippi, the Mississippi Department of Education has embarked on a tour of listening sessions ...

Galey elected to emergency management board - Daily Leader - Dailyleader
1/11/2019 9:55:46 AM
Galey elected to emergency management board - Daily Leader    Dailyleader The go-to man for emergencies in Lincoln County is now one of the go-to men for emergencies across Mississippi. Lincoln County Emergency Management ...

Mississippi businesses tout value of early childhood ed, childcare access - Mississippi Today
1/10/2019 6:17:00 PM
Mississippi businesses tout value of early childhood ed, childcare access    Mississippi Today Workers will be more productive if they learn communication and interpersonal skills early in life, experts said.

Mississippi businesses ask for focus on worker training - The News Tribune
1/10/2019 4:09:00 PM
Mississippi businesses ask for focus on worker training    The News Tribune Mississippi lawmakers and officials tell business leaders they're hearing their concerns about needing more and better-educated workers, touting efforts to ...

MSU sociologists hold joint book signing - Mississippi State Newsroom
1/10/2019 9:11:19 AM
MSU sociologists hold joint book signing    Mississippi State Newsroom Three Mississippi State sociologists will sign copies of their recently published books at Barnes & Noble at MSU this Saturday [Jan. 12].

I am a teacher with a 2nd job in Mississippi: 'You bust your behind, hoping you'll get ahead.' - Jackson Clarion Ledger
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
I am a teacher with a 2nd job in Mississippi: 'You bust your behind, hoping you'll get ahead.'    Jackson Clarion Ledger When the dismissal bell rings in this south Mississippi town, teacher Angela Echols trades in the vibrant purple-and-gold school colors of Hattiesburg High ...

Analysis: Reeves' praise of state's financial and fiscal health will be a campaign mantra - Mississippi Today
1/8/2019 6:00:00 AM
Analysis: Reeves' praise of state's financial and fiscal health will be a campaign mantra    Mississippi Today How the state's fiscal condition stacks up against significant budget cuts in recent years expected to play out in statewide races this year.

Boyd Second to Toss Hat Into MS Senate Race - HottyToddy.com
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Boyd Second to Toss Hat Into MS Senate Race    HottyToddy.com Oxford attorney Nicole Akins Boyd announced this morning her candidacy for the Mississippi State Senate in District 9 that serves Lafayette and Panola counties ...

Group: Support for Margaret Martin renovation gaining momentum - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Group: Support for Margaret Martin renovation gaining momentum - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Supporters of the renovation of the former Margaret Martin High School into a local center for arts and culture say momentum is building.

Pay, testing and safety among 2019 Mississippi school issues - Kansas City Star
1/4/2019 7:13:00 PM
Pay, testing and safety among 2019 Mississippi school issues    Kansas City Star A teacher pay raise will headline discussions over education legislation in Mississippi in 2019, but also expect debate on limiting testing, efforts to increase the ...

SCHOOL SHOOTING: Shooting on campus prompts lockdown at Mississippi university | FOX13 - FOX13 Memphis
1/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
SCHOOL SHOOTING: Shooting on campus prompts lockdown at Mississippi university | FOX13    FOX13 Memphis A Mississippi university was placed on lockdown after a shooting on the school's campus.

From 'poverty to prosperity': Women lead initiatives to expand the minds, opportunities in the Delta - Mississippi Today
1/3/2019 8:00:00 AM
From 'poverty to prosperity': Women lead initiatives to expand the minds, opportunities in the Delta    Mississippi Today Two Mississippi Delta-based organizations at the forefront of efforts to harness the power of education to help youth and adults in region.

Legislative session 2019: Will a teacher pay raise really happen this year? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
1/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Legislative session 2019: Will a teacher pay raise really happen this year?    Jackson Clarion Ledger Mississippi teachers could benefit from a pay raise this year. But it'll take a heavy lift to move the state's last place ranking.

404 Not Found - Idaho Statesman
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
404 Not Found    Idaho Statesman Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials.

Mississippi receives $10.6 million preschool grant - Jackson Clarion Ledger
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi receives $10.6 million preschool grant    Jackson Clarion Ledger The grant will help Mississippi provide preschool to children around the state who didn't have access to early education opportunities before.

Local couple donates house to Historic Natchez Foundation - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Local couple donates house to Historic Natchez Foundation - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat The Historic Natchez Foundation begins the new year with a new acquisition.

Other view: Mississippi should fully fund meaningful teacher pay raises - Jackson Clarion Ledger
1/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Other view: Mississippi should fully fund meaningful teacher pay raises    Jackson Clarion Ledger State lawmakers will soon return to Jackson for the 2019 Legislative session. A possible teacher pay raise is the highest profile topic likely to be debated in a ...

This year’s must-read stories about education in Mississippi - The Hechinger Report
12/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
This year’s must-read stories about education in Mississippi    The Hechinger Report Editor's note: This story led off this week's Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers' inboxes with trends and top stories about ...

THE STATE of 2018: MSU turns around disappointing start to baseball season for excellent finish - Starkville Daily News
12/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
THE STATE of 2018: MSU turns around disappointing start to baseball season for excellent finish    Starkville Daily News Mississippi State baseball's run to Omaha, Neb., and the College World Series was selected the No. 1 sports story for 2018 by The Starkville Daily News. By:.

Aric Holman leads No. 19 Mississippi St over BYU 103-81 - KUTV 2News
12/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Aric Holman leads No. 19 Mississippi St over BYU 103-81    KUTV 2News STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Aric Holman scored a career-high 28 points and Quinndary Weatherspoon had 27 Saturday, leading No. 19 Mississippi State past ...

Mississippi to receive $2.5 M from Wells Fargo settlement - WJTV
12/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi to receive $2.5 M from Wells Fargo settlement    WJTV Wells Fargo admits opening accounts without client knowledge and charging fees.

Mississippi editorial roundup - The State
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi editorial roundup    The State Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: ___. Dec. 23. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on a state program that provides scholarships for special ...

Hometown near Liberty Bowl has special meaning for Mizzou cornerback Christian Holmes - Kansas City Star
12/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Hometown near Liberty Bowl has special meaning for Mizzou cornerback Christian Holmes    Kansas City Star Christian Holmes, a Missouri Tigers cornerback from Leland, Mississippi, has lost four people close to him during the past year. Holmes' friends and family will ...

Government shutdown continues, how it affects Mississippi - WJTV
12/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Government shutdown continues, how it affects Mississippi    WJTV President Donald Trump has vowed to keep the government shutdown until he gets funding for a southern border wall.

OUR OPINION: Any teacher pay hike should be fully funded - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
OUR OPINION: Any teacher pay hike should be fully funded    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal State lawmakers will soon return to Jackson for the 2019 Legislative session.

Lil’ Bill getting stronger, winning hearts at MSU - WAPT Jackson
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lil’ Bill getting stronger, winning hearts at MSU    WAPT Jackson A calf born weighing less than one-tenth of what most calves weigh is winning hearts at Mississippi State University.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson visits Mississippi to highlight "Opportunity Zones" - WJTV
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
HUD Secretary Ben Carson visits Mississippi to highlight "Opportunity Zones"    WJTV JACKSON, Miss (WJTV) - Trump cabinet member Ben Carson touted a new program he says would bring more money into 100 Mississippi communities.

George Co. School District to receive early-learning funding - WLOX
12/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
George Co. School District to receive early-learning funding    WLOX The George County School District will receive funding for a new early learning collaborative, according to the Mississippi Department of Education.

More than 220,000 Mississippi children may be missing out on promising home visiting program - The Hechinger Report
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
More than 220,000 Mississippi children may be missing out on promising home visiting program    The Hechinger Report Editor's note: This story led off this week's Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers' inboxes with trends and top stories about ...

Commission Names New Mississippi State Forester | Mississippi News - U.S. News & World Report
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Commission Names New Mississippi State Forester | Mississippi News    U.S. News & World Report JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Russell Bozeman is Mississippi's new state forester.

Meet the Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Football Team for the 2018 season - Sun Herald
12/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Meet the Sun Herald All-South Mississippi Football Team for the 2018 season    Sun Herald The high school football season was again loaded with top talent on the MS Gulf Coast. Poplarville, East Central and Gulfport are all well-represented on this ...

MDOC awarded grant money for re-entry program - WJTV
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
MDOC awarded grant money for re-entry program    WJTV The Mississippi Department of Corrections says it will use $715000 in federal grant money to offer a re-entry and treatment program in six northern Mississippi ...

Will Mississippi teachers and other state employees get pay raises next year? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
12/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Will Mississippi teachers and other state employees get pay raises next year?    Jackson Clarion Ledger The state's roughly 30000 employees haven't had an across-the-board-pay raise in more than a decade.

LIVE UPDATES: Mississippi High School Football State Championships - Sun Herald
11/30/2018 8:03:09 AM
LIVE UPDATES: Mississippi High School Football State Championships    Sun Herald You can follow here for live updates and scores from the high school football state title games taking place at Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg: ...

End Near for Racist Politics in Mississippi? - Jackson Free Press
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
End Near for Racist Politics in Mississippi?    Jackson Free Press Wearing a long coat, she stood in front of a statue of Elvis Presley when she told the crowd that if her friend Colin Hutchinson "invited me to a public hanging, ...

Ed groups weigh in on how Espy, Hyde-Smith can help schools - Mississippi Today
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Ed groups weigh in on how Espy, Hyde-Smith can help schools    Mississippi Today Most decisions that impact schools are made on the local level but Congress plays a role in funding and oversight.

Mississippi 23rd in Parent Power Index - Mississippi Center for Public Policy
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi 23rd in Parent Power Index    Mississippi Center for Public Policy A new report places Mississippi in the middle of the pack when it comes to providing parents with additional options in the education of their children. Center for ...

'Segregation academy' attended by Cindy Hyde-Smith a common remnant of Mississippi's troubled history - NBC News
11/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
'Segregation academy' attended by Cindy Hyde-Smith a common remnant of Mississippi's troubled history    NBC News Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith came under fire over the weekend for attending one of the state's so-called segregation academies in the 1970s.

The Biloxi School District administration is being investigated. Here’s what we know. - Sun Herald
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Biloxi School District administration is being investigated. Here’s what we know.    Sun Herald The Biloxi School District on the Mississippi Coast is under investigation by MS State Auditor's Office. The school board has developed a whistleblower policy ...

2 Coast districts have a new way to battle Mississippi’s teacher shortage - Sun Herald
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
2 Coast districts have a new way to battle Mississippi’s teacher shortage    Sun Herald Biloxi and Ocean Springs MS school districts participating in Mississippi Teacher Residency Program funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant through ...

Espy on Mississippi Stereotypes, Public Schools and Immigration at Jackson Forum - Jackson Free Press
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Espy on Mississippi Stereotypes, Public Schools and Immigration at Jackson Forum    Jackson Free Press U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy addressed Jacksonians at a community forum on Nov. 14 where he expounded upon and set the record straight about his ...

Mississippi Has The Winning Formula - Business Facilities Magazine
11/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Has The Winning Formula    Business Facilities Magazine A business-friendly environment and can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating and expanding companies planning new facilities in Mississippi .

Veterans Day parades, programs and more planned across Coast - Sun Herald
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Veterans Day parades, programs and more planned across Coast    Sun Herald Several Veterans Day events across South Mississippi are planned to honor and remember all those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Greenville schools, Mississippi Valley partner to break down college access barriers - Mississippi Today
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Greenville schools, Mississippi Valley partner to break down college access barriers    Mississippi Today Veronica Gearring, 15, works on her laptop while in class at Greenville Public Early College, located at Mississippi Valley State University, Thursday, October 18, ...

Mississippi Homeownership to Get $2.75 Million Boost - Associated Press
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Homeownership to Get $2.75 Million Boost    Associated Press JACKSON, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 19, 2018--Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Hope ...

South Carolina students bomb the ACT, falling behind Mississippi - Charleston Post Courier
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
South Carolina students bomb the ACT, falling behind Mississippi    Charleston Post Courier South Carolina's graduating class of 2018 didn't fare well on the ACT college readiness test: Students' scores were ahead of Nevada's but behind Mississippi ...

Mississippi education board approves letter grade ratings - WTOK
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi education board approves letter grade ratings    WTOK Mississippi's state Board of Education is approving most of the A-to-F ratings for public schools and districts that it delayed last month.

Mississippi Department of Mental Health receives Opioid Response Grant - WJTV
10/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Department of Mental Health receives Opioid Response Grant    WJTV JACKSON, Miss.(WJTV) - A multi-million dollar grant is helping Mississippi tackle the opioid crisis across the state.

MPB - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
10/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
MPB    Mississippi Public Broadcasting A second charter school could soon be opening in the Mississippi Delta. Charter schools are being seen as both a problem and a solution to the state's ...

MSU's National Pan-Hellenic Council impacting lives of local elementary students through new mentorship program - Mississippi State Newsroom
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
MSU's National Pan-Hellenic Council impacting lives of local elementary students through new mentorship program    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State University's National Pan-Hellenic Council is partnering with Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary School on a new mentorship program that is ...

MPB offers prize to teacher in Promote the Vote initiative for students - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
10/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
MPB offers prize to teacher in Promote the Vote initiative for students    Mississippi Public Broadcasting ... © Mississippi Authority for Educational Television d/b/a Mississippi Public Broadcasting - All Rights Reserved. MPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MPB.

Decision on school grades pushed to October - Mississippi Today
9/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Decision on school grades pushed to October    Mississippi Today In an unexpected twist, the State Board of Education decided to delay the approval of statewide school grades. Each year the Mississippi Department of ...

Senate Candidate: Mississippi Begs for 'Government Scraps' - U.S. News & World Report
9/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Senate Candidate: Mississippi Begs for 'Government Scraps'    U.S. News & World Report JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi says the state has been "begging for federal government scraps" for 100 years and is still "dead ...

New $5.5 million grant helps MSU Extension address obesity through 'AIM for CHangE' initiative - Mississippi State Newsroom
9/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
New $5.5 million grant helps MSU Extension address obesity through 'AIM for CHangE' initiative    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State is launching a comprehensive initiative to help Mississippians battle obesity with a $5.5 million grant awarded to MSU Extension by the Centers ...

Mississippi Department of Education sinks $840000 into failed software project - EdScoop News
9/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Department of Education sinks $840000 into failed software project    EdScoop News The Mississippi Department of Education has canceled a $5.5 million software project after sinking $840000 worth of federal funding into it — and it's not…

Mississippi governor and lieutenant governor call for teacher pay raises - WREG NewsChannel 3
9/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi governor and lieutenant governor call for teacher pay raises    WREG NewsChannel 3 Mississippi's governor and lieutenant governor said Thursday that they will support teacher pay raises in the 2019 legislative session.

Did the Mississippi Dept. of Education waste $840,000 on software project? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
9/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Did the Mississippi Dept. of Education waste $840,000 on software project?    Jackson Clarion Ledger The state Department of Education spent $840,000 then scrapped a $5.5 million software project initially pitched as a potential cost saver for the state's school ...

MSU's Parisi honored with Excellence in Government Award - Mississippi State Newsroom
8/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
MSU's Parisi honored with Excellence in Government Award    Mississippi State Newsroom The director of Mississippi State's National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center is being recognized today [Aug. 28] by Gov. Phil Bryant for ...

Mississippi students fared better on state tests last year - WREG NewsChannel 3
8/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi students fared better on state tests last year    WREG NewsChannel 3 Mississippi public school students fared better on the state's standardized tests last year, according to results released by the state.

State workers in South Mississippi embezzled millions — and still owe, audit shows - Sun Herald
8/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
State workers in South Mississippi embezzled millions — and still owe, audit shows    Sun Herald State workers in South Mississippi on the Gulf Coast who embezzled millions of dollars in recent years still owe millions, a state auditor report shows.

Why Mississippi teachers are relying on strangers to fund their classrooms - Sun Herald
8/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Why Mississippi teachers are relying on strangers to fund their classrooms    Sun Herald Mississippi teachers are among lowest paid in the nation and often spend own money for classroom supplies. State doesn't fully fund education, gives EEF ...

Mound Bayou high school to remain open; judge wants state to weigh in on closing plan - Mississippi Today
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mound Bayou high school to remain open; judge wants state to weigh in on closing plan    Mississippi Today A judge's order has cleared the way for Mound Bayou's high school to stay open for now. Last week, in a case where residents of the historic town are ...

Alumni groups send off new MSU students with local parties - Mississippi State Newsroom
7/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Alumni groups send off new MSU students with local parties    Mississippi State Newsroom Some 60 Mississippi State University Alumni Association chapters and clubs are sponsoring summer send-off parties for first-time students, their parents and ...

Suicidal teens in Mississippi can't get the help they need — even after state was sued, report says - The Sun Herald
6/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Suicidal teens in Mississippi can't get the help they need — even after state was sued, report says    The Sun Herald Nearly a decade after the Southern Poverty Law Center sued Mississippi for its treatment of children with mental health needs, Mississippi still remains near the ...

How Long Can a State Go Without Repairing Roads and Bridges? - Governing
5/25/2018 11:48:33 AM
How Long Can a State Go Without Repairing Roads and Bridges?    Governing Mississippi is about to find out. Decades of neglect have closed hundreds of bridges, putting the state at the forefront of America's infrastructure fight.

Analysis: Report suggests some Mississippi schools overuse test prep - WREG NewsChannel 3
4/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Analysis: Report suggests some Mississippi schools overuse test prep    WREG NewsChannel 3 A report says some schools spend so much time getting ready for state tests that teachers don't teach new material for much of the year.