Federal and State Conservation Programs in Delta 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 Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Federal Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Delta 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
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
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
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, 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
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
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 Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)
Clarence Finley - State Resource Conservationist - 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 33 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Delta 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
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 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
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 ...

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 Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde–Smith Has a Stellar Pro-Life Record.

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.

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 - Yall Politics
7/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Chris McDaniel releases his 'Contract with Mississippi' #mssen    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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state - Calhoun County Journal
10/18/2017 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

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.

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.

MDE officials expect $10M for after-school programs - Jackson Clarion Ledger
8/20/2016 3:00:00 AM
MDE officials expect $10M for after-school programs    Jackson Clarion Ledger Mississippi officials now expect to have $10 million to spend on federally subsidized after-school programs in the current school year.

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
High school students participate in World Food Prize Mississippi Youth Institute at MSU - Mississippi State Newsroom
3/22/2019 4:42:06 PM
High school students participate in World Food Prize Mississippi Youth Institute at MSU    Mississippi State Newsroom Eighteen Mississippi high school students chosen as Borlaug Scholars were participants in the third annual World Food Prize Mississippi Youth Institute at ...

6 things the next governor of Mississippi should do - Mississippi Center for Public Policy
3/20/2019 10:08:39 AM
6 things the next governor of Mississippi should do    Mississippi Center for Public Policy Far too many candidates for office, Republicans and Democrats, believe long-term prosperity can be achieved from increased government spending and ...

MPB - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
3/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
MPB    Mississippi Public Broadcasting Students in Mississippi struggling with thoughts of suicide--or in a home where there is domestic violence-- can now turn to local and national resources for help.

Tourism Plays Key Role in Mississippi Economy - Southern Miss Now
3/11/2019 10:37:01 AM
Tourism Plays Key Role in Mississippi Economy    Southern Miss Now When we think of economic drivers, we often think of work—the number of jobs, the number of employees, and the amount of revenue and tax collections ...

Mississippi State Volleyball Camps Run Efficiently and Build for the Future - Front Office Sports
3/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi State Volleyball Camps Run Efficiently and Build for the Future    Front Office Sports While running camps can be a difficult logistical process, Teamworks helps programs operate their camps efficiently and effectively.

Jean Fairfax, civil rights activist who helped integrate Southern schools, dies at 98 - Washington Post
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jean Fairfax, civil rights activist who helped integrate Southern schools, dies at 98    Washington Post One late-summer morning in 1964, when the sun had not yet risen and many schools in Mississippi had still not enrolled black students, Jean Fairfax ...

State leaders' choice: Cutting public education - Meridian Star
3/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
State leaders' choice: Cutting public education    Meridian Star Mississippi politicians believe in bashing public schools — unless, of course, they're running for reelection.

Youth Courts, Detention May See Reforms from Mississippi Legislature - Jackson Free Press
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Youth Courts, Detention May See Reforms from Mississippi Legislature    Jackson Free Press A record 459 children were in custody in 2015 in Hancock County on Mississippi's Gulf Coast—the highest number of children in detention facilities per capita in ...

Drone technology taking off in Mississippi - WAPT Jackson
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Drone technology taking off in Mississippi    WAPT Jackson Drone technology is taking off in Mississippi and that means jobs.

Teachers as young as 20 could be in classroom as Mississippi struggles with teacher shortage - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Teachers as young as 20 could be in classroom as Mississippi struggles with teacher shortage    Biloxi Sun Herald A new agreement between the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College could put teachers as young as 20 into ...

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 Funding for public education in Mississippi has not kept pace with the funding of other state agencies.

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 grassroots efforts are trying to solve the teacher shortage crisis - Mississippi Today
2/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
How grassroots efforts are trying to solve the teacher shortage crisis    Mississippi Today In several districts in Mississippi, a fifth of teachers are uncertified. One reason is that teacher candidates struggle to meet certification requirements. After years ...

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 ...

Year-round school? One Mississippi district tries a new approach to the class calendar - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Year-round school? One Mississippi district tries a new approach to the class calendar    Biloxi Sun Herald The Corinth School District is in its third year of operating a modified school calendar, which some call year-round school, and allows for more frequent longer ...

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.

Student Voices: Examining lead contamination in the Mississippi Delta - Harvard Law School News
2/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Student Voices: Examining lead contamination in the Mississippi Delta    Harvard Law School News Last spring, Thomas Wolfe '19 shared his experience working on issues of water contamination in the Mississsippi Delta with the Mississippi Delta Project, ...

Election year keeping legislators away from controversial issues - Biloxi Sun Herald
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Election year keeping legislators away from controversial issues    Biloxi Sun Herald There are several hot button topics this year that the Mississippi Legislature is not addressing, in part because its members don't want to decide these issues ...

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 ...

Delta-based programs get $2.7 million to help youths get GED, vocational job training - Mississippi Today
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Delta-based programs get $2.7 million to help youths get GED, vocational job training    Mississippi Today CLARKSDALE – Three organizations in the Mississippi Delta that focus on economic development and job training will get about $2.7 million from the U.S. ...

Mississippi No. 1 state for flu activity, new report says - WAPT Jackson
2/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi No. 1 state for flu activity, new report says    WAPT Jackson A new report ranks Mississippi as the state with the most flu activity in the nation.

Mississippi Sues Federal Government Over River Flooding - Governing
2/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Sues Federal Government Over River Flooding    Governing By Mark Schleifstein. The federal government's regulation of Mississippi River water flowing through the Old River Control Structure north of Baton Rouge has ...

2019 Housing Fair - Mississippi State Newsroom
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
2019 Housing Fair    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State's Office of Off-Campus Student Services, in collaboration with the Dean of Students' Office, is sponsoring a housing fair in Colvard Student ...

1 case of tuberculosis confirmed in Mississippi high school - WTVA
2/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
1 case of tuberculosis confirmed in Mississippi high school    WTVA A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed at a Mississippi high school.

MSU professor and state climatologist launches weather balloon with local schoolchildren - Mississippi State Newsroom
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
MSU professor and state climatologist launches weather balloon with local schoolchildren    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State University professor and State of Mississippi climatologist Michael Brown launched a weather balloon with fifth grade students at Starkville ...

OPINION: The power of education data for Mississippi’s littlest learners - The Hechinger Report
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
OPINION: The power of education data for Mississippi’s littlest learners    The Hechinger Report More Mississippi students than ever before are gaining access to high-quality early learning this year thanks to increased funding for the state's pre-K program.

Signing Day: Local athletes commit to football programs - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
2/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Signing Day: Local athletes commit to football programs - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Wednesday was National Signing Day, the day high school seniors are eligible to sign commitments to play sports with National Collegiate Athletic ...

Mississippi school districts face problems with low pay, teacher shortages - WCBI
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi school districts face problems with low pay, teacher shortages    WCBI LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – School districts across the state are facing a teacher shortage. Pay for educators in Mississippi is among the lowest in the ...

Beyond Angry Tweets: Robert Foster on Why He is Running for Governor - Jackson Free Press
2/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Beyond Angry Tweets: Robert Foster on Why He is Running for Governor    Jackson Free Press Mississippi House Rep. Robert Foster is running for governor in the Republican primary, running against current Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican from ...

School Safety Act Includes Mental Health, School Surveillance Provisions - Jackson Free Press
2/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
School Safety Act Includes Mental Health, School Surveillance Provisions    Jackson Free Press Mississippi's children go to school in places "of potential violence," Gov. Phil Bryant lamented in his State of the State address last month, as he called on ...

'Mississippi School Safety Act' on the way to House floor, requires active shooter drills - Mississippi Today
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Mississippi School Safety Act' on the way to House floor, requires active shooter drills    Mississippi Today A bill lawmakers say is necessary to keep Mississippi children safe in school passed the first hurdle of the legislative process Thursday. House Bill 1283 would ...

The Vagina Monologues - Mississippi State Newsroom
1/28/2019 10:59:24 AM
The Vagina Monologues    Mississippi State Newsroom A global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money and ...

Students, parents celebrate 'a variety of choices' in education on the Capitol steps - Mississippi Today
1/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Students, parents celebrate 'a variety of choices' in education on the Capitol steps    Mississippi Today Parents, children and policy makers gathered once more in Jackson Tuesday morning to advocate for programs parents use to send their children to private or ...

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 ...

Hearing outlines public support for replacing state tests with ACT - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hearing outlines public support for replacing state tests with ACT    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO • Monday afternoon, state Rep. Tom Miles hosted a public hearing on the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program, which is commonly referred to as ...

How Mississippi's financial aid programs reached a 'tipping point' - Mississippi Today
1/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Mississippi's financial aid programs reached a 'tipping point'    Mississippi Today 'Unfortunately there's been no overall strategy for the creation of state aid programs,' director says.

Corinth schools will keep their grades, superintendent calls them an "unjustifiable black eye" - Mississippi Today
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Corinth schools will keep their grades, superintendent calls them an "unjustifiable black eye"    Mississippi Today State Board of Education denies district's appeal, but put off decision on two schools that serve special needs students.

The University of Southern Mississippi Takes Its Place Among Nation's Leading Research Universities | Southern - Southern Miss Now
1/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
The University of Southern Mississippi Takes Its Place Among Nation's Leading Research Universities | Southern    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 ...

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 ...

WIC to continue through February despite shutdown - Mississippi Today
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
WIC to continue through February despite shutdown    Mississippi Today Mississippi has received enough money to keep a federally funded nutrition program going through February despite a partial government shutdown that has ...

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 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 ...

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.

'Promises after promises': State workers, stuck under stagnant wages, have no guarantee of life without poverty - Mississippi Today
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
'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.

Lynn Fitch, state treasurer, officially declares attorney general bid - Mississippi Today
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lynn Fitch, state treasurer, officially declares attorney general bid    Mississippi Today A Republican lawmaker from Brandon is also competing for the post.

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.

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 ...

Mississippi State looks in mirror and sees ... Iowa? - The Gazette
12/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi State looks in mirror and sees ... Iowa?    The Gazette ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Is Mississippi State's football program the Iowa Hawkeyes of the Deep South? This isn't a Florida or an LSU the Hawkeyes are ...

Government shutdown won't immediately affect Mississippi's WIC program - WDSU New Orleans
12/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Government shutdown won't immediately affect Mississippi's WIC program    WDSU New Orleans Mississippi has enough money to fund a food program for 95,000 mothers and young children through January despite the partial shutdown of the federal ...

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.

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 ...

Mississippi State again recognized as one of nation's top research universities - Mississippi State Newsroom
12/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi State again recognized as one of nation's top research universities    Mississippi State Newsroom A new review of U.S. higher education further affirms Mississippi State University's status as one of the nation's leading research institutions.

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.

MSU remains highest-ranked research university in Mississippi, according to latest NSF survey - Mississippi State Newsroom
12/3/2018 3:00:00 AM
MSU remains highest-ranked research university in Mississippi, according to latest NSF survey    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State remains ranked among the nation's top 100 research institutions and the Magnolia State's leading research university in a new report from the ...

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.

A spirit for service: MSU architecture students share facility design ideas for local Boys and Girls Club - Mississippi State Newsroom
11/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
A spirit for service: MSU architecture students share facility design ideas for local Boys and Girls Club    Mississippi State Newsroom Members of Mississippi State's National Organization of Minority Architects student chapter have been volunteering their time and talents this semester to create ...

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 ...

Martin named associate VP for economic development and corporate engagement at Mississippi State - Mississippi State Newsroom
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Martin named associate VP for economic development and corporate engagement at Mississippi State    Mississippi State Newsroom A Mississippi State alumnus with a distinguished career in both the U.S. Air Force and the private sector is returning to his alma mater in a senior executive ...

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, ...

Failing and forgotten: Black students languish as a Mississippi town reckons with its painful past - Mississippi Today
10/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Failing and forgotten: Black students languish as a Mississippi town reckons with its painful past    Mississippi Today Joe and Sharon Freeman decided to pull their daughter Sharonique out of the Yazoo City Municipal School District and homeschool her. YAZOO CITY ...

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 This *content* is a press release from our partner BusinessWire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.

Mississippi's first charter high school approved to open in Jackson - Mississippi Today
10/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi's first charter high school approved to open in Jackson    Mississippi Today Two more charter schools were approved to open in the Jackson Public School District Monday, including the state's first charter high school. The 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.

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.

U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper to formally donate congressional papers during MSU ceremony - Mississippi State Newsroom
10/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper to formally donate congressional papers during MSU ceremony    Mississippi State Newsroom U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper is presenting his congressional papers to Mississippi State University during a formal ceremony Friday [Oct. 5] at the Starkville ...

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 ...

Which university is the best in Mississippi? Here’s how they ranked. - Sun Herald
9/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Which university is the best in Mississippi? Here’s how they ranked.    Sun Herald Princeton in its namesake town of Princeton, New Jersey is the best national university for students attending college in 2019, according to a recent report from ...

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 ...

Students in AP preparatory program show dramatic progress - Mississippi State Newsroom
9/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Students in AP preparatory program show dramatic progress    Mississippi State Newsroom Students from seven rural Mississippi school districts who attended a July 2018 residential AP Physics preparatory program conducted by Mississippi State ...

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 ...

Analysis: Appeal over charter school funding heats up - Mississippi Business Journal
8/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Analysis: Appeal over charter school funding heats up    Mississippi Business Journal Chancery court was never going to be anything but the first round in a lawsuit over how Mississippi's charter schools are funded. Hinds County Chancery Judge ...

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 ...