Federal and State Conservation Programs in Coastal Region

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How to receive conservation assistance from NRCS
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Do you farm or ranch and want to make improvements to the land that you own or lease? NRCS offers technical and financial assistance to help farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.

 

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 156 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
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
- Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
Samantha Brooke - Coastal Program Team Lead - Falls Church, 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
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
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
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
FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
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
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
SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. - 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
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, USDA Forest Service - 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
Bottomland Hardwood Trees initiative
USDA Farm Service Agency - Washington, DC
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
- 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)
USDA 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
Golden Meadow Plant Materials Center
Garret Thomassie - PMC Manager - Galliano, LA
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
Jamie L. Whitten Plant Materials Center
Jon Allison - Farm Foreman - Coffeeville, MS
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
David Kidwell-Slak - PMC Manager - 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
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)
USDA Rural Development - Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants - 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

   
Show State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals (33)
There are 33 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
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
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Brendix Glasgow, - Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit, district forester - Tupelo, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Income Tax Credit
Richard McInnis - Forest Management Chief - Jackson, 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
- 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
NC Forest Service (NCFS) - Raleigh, NC
 

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Federal Programs News Items
a conversation with Montgomery on food network's efforts - Northside Sun
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
a conversation with Montgomery on food network's efforts    Northside Sun Catherine Montgomery, programs manager for the Mississippi Food Network, recently spoke to Senior Sun Staff Writer Anthony Warren about the network's ...

One Week Until Signup Deadline for Household FEMA Flood Assistance - WVIK
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
One Week Until Signup Deadline for Household FEMA Flood Assistance    WVIK The Mississippi River may be back within its banks. But FEMA is reminding Iowa residents they only have one week to register for to get federal help with flood ...

Despite gains, Mississippi still ranks near the bottom in latest KIDS COUNT report - gulflive.com
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Despite gains, Mississippi still ranks near the bottom in latest KIDS COUNT report    gulflive.com STARKVILLE, Mississippi -- Despite some modest gains over the past three decades, Mississippi is still one of the worst states in which to be a child. The latest ...

Healthy school grant accepted by Poplarville Middle - Picayune Item - Picayune Item
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Healthy school grant accepted by Poplarville Middle - Picayune Item    Picayune Item Poplarville School District's Board of Trustees accepted the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi's 2019 Healthiest School grant, awarded to Poplarville Lower ...

Flooding Impacts Communities Again, This Time Nearing Records Of '93 - St. Louis Public Radio
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Flooding Impacts Communities Again, This Time Nearing Records Of '93    St. Louis Public Radio Yet again in communities along the Mississippi River, residents and business owners are filling sandbags and holding their breath as the water creeps.

Suspect arrested after police officer gunned down outside Mississippi station - Yahoo News
5/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Suspect arrested after police officer gunned down outside Mississippi station    Yahoo News An arrest has been made in the murder of an on-duty police officer who was gunned down in front of his police station. Officer Robert McKeithen, a veteran of the ...

MISSISSIPPI RIVER: Will flooding stop if Trump revives vetoed Yazoo Pumps? - E&E News
4/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
MISSISSIPPI RIVER: Will flooding stop if Trump revives vetoed Yazoo Pumps?    E&E News As the Trump administration mulls whether to revive a Mississippi flood-control project blocked by the George W. Bush administration more than a decade ago, ...

Agencies Expose $200 Million Health Fraud Involving Tricare - GovExec.com
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Agencies Expose $200 Million Health Fraud Involving Tricare    GovExec.com In another victory for the 12-year-old multi-agency Medicare Fraud Strike Force, a Mississippi woman pleaded guilty for her part in a $200 million criminal ...

Teacher shortages force districts to use online education programs - Mississippi Today
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Teacher shortages force districts to use online education programs    Mississippi Today An increasing number of school districts in Mississippi have turned to online education programs as they face a critical shortage of certified teachers. Students ...

Vess announces run for Adams County circuit clerk - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
2/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Vess announces run for Adams County circuit clerk - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Special to The Democrat. NATCHEZ — Retired Judge Charlie Vess qualified recently as an independent candidate for Circuit Clerk of Adams County.

Samantha Crain at the Art Museum, A Night on Us from Airbnb and Modern American Miss Mississippi - Jackson Free Press
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Samantha Crain at the Art Museum, A Night on Us from Airbnb and Modern American Miss Mississippi    Jackson Free Press The Mississippi Museum of Art will host Samantha Crain, a Choctaw folk singer, songwriter and poet from Oklahoma, for a concert to mark the closing of the ...

Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States - Jackson Free Press
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

In rural America, state laws warp high-speed internet access - Christian Science Monitor
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
In rural America, state laws warp high-speed internet access    Christian Science Monitor Mississippi relies heavily on electric cooperatives, which aim to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban America with millions of new federal dollars ...

Early Learning Collaborative: 1200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant - HubcitySPOKES.com
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

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, whose runoff opponent is black, jokes about 'public hanging' - KOMO News
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi senator, whose runoff opponent is black, jokes about 'public hanging'    KOMO News A newly published video shows a white Republican U. S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the ...

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.

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 ...

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.

State education board approves $14.1 million for 21st Century grants - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
11/9/2017 3:00:00 AM
State education board approves $14.1 million for 21st Century grants    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi State Board of Education approved today the distribution of $14.1 million in federal funds over a three-year period for 21st Century ...

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 and Local Programs News Items
JC football fallout: What is Arizona missing without it? - Arizona Daily Star
7/18/2019 5:00:00 PM
JC football fallout: What is Arizona missing without it?    Arizona Daily Star Junior college football in the state of Arizona as we knew it ended on Dec. 2, when Eastern Arizona College lost to Jones College 27-7 in the Mississippi Bowl at ...

Gulf Coast Mental Health Center to close its doors at clinics in four South Mississippi counties - WLOX
7/18/2019 11:47:00 AM
Gulf Coast Mental Health Center to close its doors at clinics in four South Mississippi counties    WLOX A multi-county mental health provider in South Mississippi will shut its doors next month due to a lack of funding.

Mississippi ACLU asks cities to repeal panhandling penalties - WREG NewsChannel 3
7/18/2019 8:00:00 AM
Mississippi ACLU asks cities to repeal panhandling penalties    WREG NewsChannel 3 The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.

Mississippi editorial roundup - Bradenton Herald
7/17/2019 2:36:00 PM
Mississippi editorial roundup    Bradenton Herald Summary of recent Mississippi newspaper editorials.

Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip - Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers
7/17/2019 9:49:10 AM
Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip    Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers The MV Mississippi arrives in Memphis, Tennessee, April 9, 2019, for the Mississippi River Commission's annual high-water inspection and public hearing.

Gang-control allegations at Wilkinson prison mirrored in East Mississippi lawsuit - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
7/16/2019 1:11:17 AM
Gang-control allegations at Wilkinson prison mirrored in East Mississippi lawsuit - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat By Shirley L. Smith. Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting. WOODVILLE — A November audit that concluded officials at the Wilkinson County ...

Image Industries Locates Manufacturing Plant to Clarksdale, Mississippi - Area Development Online
7/15/2019 9:32:18 AM
Image Industries Locates Manufacturing Plant to Clarksdale, Mississippi    Area Development Online Stud welding company Image Industries will invest $3 million to locate operations in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The project is expected to create 50 jobs over the ...

State News: Gang-control Allegations at Wilkinson Prison Mirrored in East Mississippi Lawsuit - HottyToddy.com
7/15/2019 4:00:00 AM
State News: Gang-control Allegations at Wilkinson Prison Mirrored in East Mississippi Lawsuit    HottyToddy.com By Shirley L. Smith Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting. A November audit that concluded officials at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility had ...

2020 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Program Contenders to arrive Sunday to begin week of events, competitions - Meridian Star
7/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
2020 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Program Contenders to arrive Sunday to begin week of events, competitions    Meridian Star Thirty-three high school senior girls from across the state will arrive in Meridian this weekend to begin a week that will include rehearsals, personal appearances ...

Mike Freedman’s ‘King of the Mississippi’ just may be the Great Houston Novel we’ve been waiting for. - Houston Chronicle
7/12/2019 5:00:00 AM
Mike Freedman’s ‘King of the Mississippi’ just may be the Great Houston Novel we’ve been waiting for.    Houston Chronicle Former Houston resident Mike Freedman is putting Clutch City on the radar of book lovers just months after Bryan Washington's Houston-set short-story ...

USM and Nunez Community College Partner on New Pathways Agreement - Southern Miss Now
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
USM and Nunez Community College Partner on New Pathways Agreement    Southern Miss Now The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and Nunez Community College (NCC) have entered into an agreement that will establish a transferable pathway ...

Local News: Moretti trains in Mississippi (7/11/19) - Marshall County Tribune
7/11/2019 10:55:32 AM
Local News: Moretti trains in Mississippi (7/11/19)    Marshall County Tribune Cadet TSgt Isaiah Moretti recently participated in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) National Cadet Special Activities Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training ...

Mississippi State football: Nation's No. 1 JUCO flips from Tennessee to Bulldogs - VYPE
7/10/2019 12:28:50 PM
Mississippi State football: Nation's No. 1 JUCO flips from Tennessee to Bulldogs    VYPE KNOXVILLE – A junior college prospect who had been committed to Tennessee since November Defensive end Jordan Davis committed to Alabama once ...

OPINION: Tuning in to Tate Television - Jackson Free Press
7/10/2019 11:40:00 AM
OPINION: Tuning in to Tate Television    Jackson Free Press "(Tate) Reeves is dead-set against insuring uninsured Mississippians. Why is he opposed to 'Obamacare expansion?' Lately, Reeves won't give a reason.

What Mississippi Voters Want - Jackson Free Press
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
What Mississippi Voters Want    Jackson Free Press We asked Mississippi voters which issues they want candidates to talk about. From potholes, to poverty, to higher teacher pay and help with college, here's what ...

Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday includes school supplies for first time - WAPT Jackson
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Sales Tax Holiday includes school supplies for first time    WAPT Jackson For the first time, school supplies are included in the Sales Tax Holiday in Mississippi.

As thousands of third-graders prep for reading retest, districts and literacy coaches work to remove barriers - Mississippi Today
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
As thousands of third-graders prep for reading retest, districts and literacy coaches work to remove barriers    Mississippi Today Mississippi school districts are working hard ahead of the retest, but face several barriers, including teacher shortages, low parental engagement, language ...

An Illinois Town's Hope Rests On Money And The Mighty Mississippi - KUNC
7/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
An Illinois Town's Hope Rests On Money And The Mighty Mississippi    KUNC The Mississippi River system is both an artery and a vein. It pumps ag products out of the heartland and into the world while bringing back fertilizer and.

Mississippi Statewide Offices - Meridian Star
6/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Statewide Offices    Meridian Star GOVERNOR. Robert Foster. Robert Foster. Residence: Hernando. Party: Republican. Office sought: Governor. Education: Hernando High School and University ...

Rural students in AP Physics summer program again achieve dramatic gains - Mississippi State Newsroom
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Rural students in AP Physics summer program again achieve dramatic gains    Mississippi State Newsroom For the second consecutive summer, students from rural Mississippi who attended a residential AP Physics preparatory program conducted by Mississippi State ...

Over a dozen beaches CLOSED in Louisiana and Mississippi due to Harmful Algae Bloom - WGNO New Orleans
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Over a dozen beaches CLOSED in Louisiana and Mississippi due to Harmful Algae Bloom    WGNO New Orleans BEACH CLOSURES UPDATE — Additional beaches have been listed unsafe in Mississippi and Louisiana as Harmful Algae Bloom(HAB) expands slowly east.

What If Teachers Didn’t Focus So Much on Individual Achievement? - The Atlantic
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
What If Teachers Didn’t Focus So Much on Individual Achievement?    The Atlantic Renee Moore has been working at nearly all-black high schools in the Mississippi Delta for the past two decades for a reason: to raise up the whole community.

Localized Gulf Coast bacteria case prompts need for safety precautions - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
6/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Localized Gulf Coast bacteria case prompts need for safety precautions    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal For Kenny Cross of Lackey, a four-day weekend getaway to Orange Beach, Alabama in May was a nice vacation. Contracting bacteria from swimming in the Gulf ...

Howland Summer Report: 'A Really Good Time for MS Athletics' - 247Sports
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Howland Summer Report: 'A Really Good Time for MS Athletics'    247Sports His players are about to take a break. So is the program press corps for that matter. So why not get a June update from Ben Howland about the summer state of ...

Will Mississippi Supreme Court Allow Privately-Operated Charter Schools to Keep Seizing Public Funds from Public Schools? - Dissident Voice
6/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Will Mississippi Supreme Court Allow Privately-Operated Charter Schools to Keep Seizing Public Funds from Public Schools?    Dissident Voice A high-level court case is currently underway in Mississippi to decide if privately-operated charter schools can keep siphoning local property taxes from public.

One Town's Hope Rests On Money And The Mighty Mississippi - WILL News - Illinois Public Media
6/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
One Town's Hope Rests On Money And The Mighty Mississippi    WILL News - Illinois Public Media The Mississippi River system is both an artery and a vein. It pumps ag products out of the heartland and into the world while bringing back fertilizer and steel to ...

Mississippi charter schools' use of local tax dollars at the heart of case before the state Supreme Court - Mississippi Today
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi charter schools' use of local tax dollars at the heart of case before the state Supreme Court    Mississippi Today Is it constitutional for local school districts to send their tax dollars to charter schools? That was the question at hand for Mississippi Supreme Court justices ...

Mississippi group pushes for medical marijuana ballot initiative - Meridian Star
6/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi group pushes for medical marijuana ballot initiative    Meridian Star Five years after Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill that allowed cannabis oil for seizure disorders in Mississippi, proponents hope a ballot initiative will allow use of ...

Should charter schools get property tax money? Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments - Jackson Clarion Ledger
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Should charter schools get property tax money? Mississippi Supreme Court hears arguments    Jackson Clarion Ledger Local property taxes are a financial lifeline for charter schools. Now, the state Supreme Court will decide whether that's constitutional.

Jackson Public School District loses 236 teachers due to licensing snafu - Mississippi Today
6/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jackson Public School District loses 236 teachers due to licensing snafu    Mississippi Today Jackson Public School District will lose 236 of 241 teachers who were using an alternate license because of policies that are being enforced by the Mississippi ...

Health of Medicaid debated at state capitol - WJTV
6/11/2019 7:22:00 PM
Health of Medicaid debated at state capitol    WJTV The state of Mississippi's Medicaid program was focused at the state capitol today, the issue went before the legislative black caucus.

Mississippi ABLE launches savings program for disabled | Local News - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
6/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi ABLE launches savings program for disabled | Local News    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO • A new program is opening the door for people with disabilities and their families to save for the future.

WOMEN COACHES: Shortage noticeable on East Mississippi sidelines - Meridian Star
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
WOMEN COACHES: Shortage noticeable on East Mississippi sidelines    Meridian Star When the Enterprise School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of Leigh White as its new head softball coach last month, she became just the fourth ...

Mississippi State announces a new director for TK Martin Center - WCBI
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi State announces a new director for TK Martin Center    WCBI MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, Miss. (WCBI) – For weeks, parents of children who attended MSU's TK Martin Center have been on edge. That's because of ...

How lawmakers funneled nearly $1M to an Ole Miss preschool that charges $6K in tuition - Jackson Clarion Ledger
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
How lawmakers funneled nearly $1M to an Ole Miss preschool that charges $6K in tuition    Jackson Clarion Ledger The Willie Price Learning Lab at the University of Mississippi has been earmarked for $850000 in state funds since 2016.

Jim Hood long railed against Mississippi's mental health system. Now, amid his campaign for governor, he must defend it in court - Mississippi Today
6/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jim Hood long railed against Mississippi's mental health system. Now, amid his campaign for governor, he must defend it in court    Mississippi Today The long-awaited trial over Mississippi's care for citizens with mental illness starts this week.

SEC revises conference alcohol policy - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
SEC revises conference alcohol policy    Mississippi State Newsroom SANDESTIN, Florida (May 31, 2019) – The Southeastern Conference today announced a revision to its existing limitations on the availability of alcoholic ...

American Legion Boys State Returns to UM - Ole Miss News - Ole Miss News
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
American Legion Boys State Returns to UM - Ole Miss News    Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – For the fourth year, the University of Mississippi hosts the American Legion Boys State beginning Sunday (May 26), bringing young men from ...

Mississippi's New Solution for the Teacher Shortage - Teacher Beat - Education Week
5/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi's New Solution for the Teacher Shortage - Teacher Beat    Education Week The Mississippi education department will be the first to operate a teacher residency program, which aims to increase retention and diversity in the profession.

State wants to use Mississippians' personal data to tackle poverty. What does the data already show? - Mississippi Today
5/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
State wants to use Mississippians' personal data to tackle poverty. What does the data already show?    Mississippi Today Officials say one goal of the statewide data system is to help 'move families to self-sufficiency;' one report shows many remain below the poverty line after ...

From Nebraska to Noxubee: MSU welcomes latest artist-in-residence - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
From Nebraska to Noxubee: MSU welcomes latest artist-in-residence    Mississippi State Newsroom A young creative from Nebraska is bringing his talents to the Magnolia State as Mississippi State's newest artist-in-residence.

Mississippi to develop in-state teacher residency program - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
4/30/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi to develop in-state teacher residency program    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO • With grant funding from a state education foundation, Mississippi will develop the first state-run teacher residency program in the United States.

Early Education report says Mississippi meets most standards for high quality preschools - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Early Education report says Mississippi meets most standards for high quality preschools    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO • A report released by an early education research institution found Mississippi to be one of the top states in the nation for providing high quality ...

Education funding: State auditor critical of out-of-classroom spending in report some call 'an attack job on public schools' - Mississippi Today
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Education funding: State auditor critical of out-of-classroom spending in report some call 'an attack job on public schools'    Mississippi Today Audit says if out of classroom spending “had been kept the same ... over the last ten years," Mississippi could give teachers an $11000 pay raise. Education ...

Tuition going up at Mississippi universities. Here's what students will have to pay. - Jackson Clarion Ledger
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tuition going up at Mississippi universities. Here's what students will have to pay.    Jackson Clarion Ledger JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise tuition by an average of 4% next fall, saying state funding increases this year are ...

Mississippi state Board of Education meeting Thursday - WAPT Jackson
4/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi state Board of Education meeting Thursday    WAPT Jackson Mississippi's state Board of Education will be considering again to take local districts into a statewide district aimed at improving academic performance.

Mississippi's pre-K program is working. So why is it still so small? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi's pre-K program is working. So why is it still so small?    Jackson Clarion Ledger More than 70 percent of children participating in Mississippi's pre-K program leave ready for kindergarten.

Segregated classrooms in Mississippi aren't a thing of the past. And parents play a role. - Jackson Clarion Ledger
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Segregated classrooms in Mississippi aren't a thing of the past. And parents play a role.    Jackson Clarion Ledger "Parental request" policy allows parents to ask for specific teachers for their elementary-aged children in this Mississippi school district.

Election year budget will see a $190 million jump in funding after years of cuts or little growth - Mississippi Today
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Election year budget will see a $190 million jump in funding after years of cuts or little growth    Mississippi Today The funding of state government, which has been on a downward trajectory in recent years, will increase about $190 million or about 3 percent for the upcoming ...

UPDATE: Mississippi Legislature ends 2019 session, after last-minute school voucher fight - Jackson Clarion Ledger
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
UPDATE: Mississippi Legislature ends 2019 session, after last-minute school voucher fight    Jackson Clarion Ledger Speaker Philip Gunn, on third attempt, whips enough of GOP majority into approving public funding for private schooling.

Harris helps minority and women-owned business owners across the state - Mississippi Business Journal
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Harris helps minority and women-owned business owners across the state    Mississippi Business Journal By BECKY GILLETTE. Carol Harris. Carol S. Harris was employed as a loan officer with Trustmark National Bank before going to work as a Housing ...

State leaders' choice: Cutting public education - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
State leaders' choice: Cutting public education - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Mississippi politicians believe in bashing public schools — unless, of course, they're running for reelection.

Education is the top priority, state leaders say as funding falls further behind rest of budget - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Education is the top priority, state leaders say as funding falls further behind rest of budget    Biloxi Sun Herald Since 2008, funding for public education has not kept pace with funding for other state agencies. The Mississippi's political leaders often cite education as the ...

Separate and unequal: For centuries, Mississippi has left its public schools in the hole - Jackson Clarion Ledger
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Separate and unequal: For centuries, Mississippi has left its public schools in the hole    Jackson Clarion Ledger Throughout its history, Mississippi policymakers have fought against the education of those who didn't belong to their “club.” In the years leading up to the Civil ...

How the Mississippi School of Math and Science, one of the nation's top high schools, innovates in the face of state funding cuts - Mississippi Today
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
How the Mississippi School of Math and Science, one of the nation's top high schools, innovates in the face of state funding cuts    Mississippi Today After seeing a steady decline in state support over the years, one of the top-performing high schools in the state and U.S. looks to tele-learning to serve more ...

Separate and unequal: Mississippi has left its public schools in the hole - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Separate and unequal: Mississippi has left its public schools in the hole    Biloxi Sun Herald The U.S. Supreme Court upheld “separate but equal” schools, but Mississippi's segregated schools were far from equal. The effects of underfunding public ...

Voucher Program Helping Seg Schools Should Go, Education Advocates Say - Jackson Free Press
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Voucher Program Helping Seg Schools Should Go, Education Advocates Say    Jackson Free Press On Valentine's Day, a voucher program that subsidizes private schools for special- needs children got the gift of four more years from the Mississippi ...

Teacher shortages force districts to use online education programs - Mississippi Today
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Teacher shortages force districts to use online education programs    Mississippi Today An increasing number of school districts in Mississippi have turned to online education programs as they face a critical shortage of certified teachers. Students ...

New Evidence-Based Programs Aim to Benefit Mississippi Youth - The Pew Charitable Trusts
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Evidence-Based Programs Aim to Benefit Mississippi Youth    The Pew Charitable Trusts Youth in Mississippi's sole residential facility for court-committed juveniles may soon benefit from better rehabilitation programs.

After years of inaction, Delta teacher shortage reaches 'crisis' levels - Mississippi Today
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
After years of inaction, Delta teacher shortage reaches 'crisis' levels    Mississippi Today This is the first story in a three-part series about the teacher shortage in Mississippi, produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news ...

Free help offered for Mississippi drug addicts through statewide initiative - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Free help offered for Mississippi drug addicts through statewide initiative    Biloxi Sun Herald Stand Up Mississippi has received a $14M grant for two years of services to provide free drug recovery treatment and medications such as buprenorphine or ...

University to Host American Legion Boys State Through 2021 - Ole Miss News - Ole Miss News
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
University to Host American Legion Boys State Through 2021 - Ole Miss News    Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will continue to host American Legion Boys State through 2021, bringing high school juniors to campus for a ...

Mississippi Least Educated Despite Bryant's 'Better Than Ever' Claim - Jackson Free Press
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Least Educated Despite Bryant's 'Better Than Ever' Claim    Jackson Free Press Mississippi claims the top spot as the least educated state in the country in a new study out just two weeks after Gov. Phil Bryant proclaimed that Mississippi's ...

Shutdown Hits Mississippi Harder than 90 Percent of States - Jackson Free Press
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session? - The Hechinger Report
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session?    The Hechinger Report The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education. Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get stories like this delivered ...

Bryant Pushes Teacher Pay, School Safety in State of State - U.S. News & World Report
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
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.

Trainer bringing free 'boot camp' to state - WAPT Jackson
1/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Trainer bringing free 'boot camp' to state    WAPT Jackson Program funded by Mississippi Department of Human Services and families first for Mississippi grant.

Analysis: Reeves' praise of state's financial and fiscal health will be a campaign mantra - Mississippi Today
1/8/2019 3:00:00 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.

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.

Government shutdown continues, how it affects Mississippi - WJTV
12/26/2018 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.

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 ...