Federal and State Conservation Programs in Delta 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 155 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
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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
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
- Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Southeast Coastal Program
Cindy Bohn - Regional Coordinator - Atlanta, GA
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
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 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
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 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 (31)
There are 31 resources serving Delta Region in the following categories:
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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
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
NC Forest Service (NCFS) - Raleigh, NC
 

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Federal Programs News Items
Opinion: Proposal to reform healthcare in Mississippi more like PenceCare than Obamacare - Magnolia State Live - Magnolia State Live
8/20/2019 5:49:02 PM
Opinion: Proposal to reform healthcare in Mississippi more like PenceCare than Obamacare - Magnolia State Live    Magnolia State Live Vice President Pence, when he was Governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, ...

Mississippi Cares is not Obamacare. It's PenceCare. - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
8/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Mississippi Cares is not Obamacare. It's PenceCare.    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Vice President Pence, when he was Governor of Indiana, enacted a conservative brand of Medicaid reform for his state. The Mississippi Hospital Association, ...

MHA runs from Obamacare moniker - asserts Medicaid expansion is not Obamacare expansion - Yall Politics
8/20/2019 7:33:55 AM
MHA runs from Obamacare moniker - asserts Medicaid expansion is not Obamacare expansion    Yall Politics The Mississippi Hospital Association President/CEO Timothy Moore penned an open letter to make the case to the public that their proposed Mississippi Cares ...

OPINION: South Delta Deserves Real Solutions, Not False Hope - Jackson Free Press
8/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
OPINION: South Delta Deserves Real Solutions, Not False Hope    Jackson Free Press Communities in Mississippi's south Delta deserve real solutions for reducing flood damages, not false hope pinned to the Yazoo Backwater Pumps.

Judge blasts ‘defiance’ of Mississippi passing heartbeat law despite earlier pro-abortion rulings - Lifesite
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Judge blasts ‘defiance’ of Mississippi passing heartbeat law despite earlier pro-abortion rulings    Lifesite abortion, carlton reeves, fetal heartbeat, heartbeat abortion ban, heartbeat bill, judicial activism, lawsuits, mississippi. JACKSON, May 21, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ...

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June - UPI News
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June    UPI News While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United States into June ...

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, ...

Feminist Michigan attorney general joins 20 state AGs challenging Mississippi heartbeat law - Lifesite
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Feminist Michigan attorney general joins 20 state AGs challenging Mississippi heartbeat law    Lifesite The attorneys general of Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Virginia also oppose the pro-life law.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

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.

State and Local Programs News Items
UM Hires New Director to Oversee Research Integrity, Compliance - Ole Miss News
8/20/2019 2:00:45 PM
UM Hires New Director to Oversee Research Integrity, Compliance    Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has hired Mandy King as the university's new director of research integrity and compliance after a nationwide ...

State Highlights: North Carolina Nursing Homes Slow To Tap Into Long-Term Care Improvement Funds, Advocates Say; Union In NYC Pushes For Better Maternity Care - Kaiser Health News
8/20/2019 8:45:08 AM
State Highlights: North Carolina Nursing Homes Slow To Tap Into Long-Term Care Improvement Funds, Advocates Say; Union In NYC Pushes For Better Maternity Care    Kaiser Health News Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, New York, Alaska, California, Florida, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Mississippi, Arizona, Missouri, ...

Inside The Prison Where Inmates Set Each Other On Fire and Gangs Have More Power Than Guards - ProPublica
8/19/2019 1:00:00 PM
Inside The Prison Where Inmates Set Each Other On Fire and Gangs Have More Power Than Guards    ProPublica At South Mississippi Correctional Institution, inmates have been on perpetual lockdown for seven months and gangs enforce rules. With frequent beatings ...

Mississippi poultry plants raided by ICE violated immigration law, warrants say - AL.com
8/15/2019 12:32:00 PM
Mississippi poultry plants raided by ICE violated immigration law, warrants say    AL.com Handcuffed workers await transportation to a processing center following a raid by U.S. immigration officials at Koch Foods Inc., plant in Morton, Miss.

Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say - The Washington Post
8/15/2019 11:01:14 AM
Investigators believe five poultry companies violated immigration law, search warrants say    The Washington Post Federal immigration officials say they have probable cause that all five companies operating poultry plants raided by authorities in Mississippi last week violated ...

Mississippi River Commission to host public meeting at Vicksburg city - Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers
8/14/2019 3:45:17 PM
Mississippi River Commission to host public meeting at Vicksburg city    Vicksburg District, US Army Corps of Engineers VICKSBURG, Miss. -- The Mississippi River Commission will host a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI Aug. 21 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the ...

MSU, Habitat for Humanity break ground on 11th Maroon Edition home - Mississippi State Newsroom
8/13/2019 4:05:28 PM
MSU, Habitat for Humanity break ground on 11th Maroon Edition home    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Tuesday [Aug. 13] on the 11th Maroon Edition home.

Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity Build Home Build Volunteer Shifts - Mississippi State Newsroom
8/13/2019 7:34:31 AM
Maroon Edition Habitat for Humanity Build Home Build Volunteer Shifts    Mississippi State Newsroom Join hundreds of Mississippi State students, faculty and staff as they help build a home for a local family in need! No experience required. Dress comfortably ...

Iowa State Fair Prepares For Onslaught Of 2020 Presidential Hopefuls - 90.3 KAZU
8/9/2019 5:39:15 PM
Iowa State Fair Prepares For Onslaught Of 2020 Presidential Hopefuls    90.3 KAZU AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Federal immigration officials arrested nearly 700 workers at chicken processing plants in Mississippi. But you can still buy a.

Seven state community colleges provide two-year engineering degrees - Mississippi Business Journal
8/8/2019 12:20:21 PM
Seven state community colleges provide two-year engineering degrees    Mississippi Business Journal By BECKY GILLETTE. Editor's note: The three community colleges referred to in this article are among seven in the state that offer engineering degrees. Some of ...

U.S. defends secretive Mississippi ICE raids as local, state officials decry effect on children - The Washington Post
8/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
U.S. defends secretive Mississippi ICE raids as local, state officials decry effect on children    The Washington Post U.S. authorities strongly defended Wednesday's mass immigration raids at Mississippi workplaces, saying the secretive operation to arrest undocumented ...

Local-state partnership brings special needs job training program to Tupelo - Mississippi Business Journal
8/7/2019 10:19:27 AM
Local-state partnership brings special needs job training program to Tupelo    Mississippi Business Journal TUPELO • Nine Tupelo High School special education students will have a new classroom this year at North Mississippi Medical Center. The students will spend ...

MSU psychology faculty researchers receive $1.6 million suicide prevention grant - Mississippi State Newsroom
7/31/2019 5:23:02 PM
MSU psychology faculty researchers receive $1.6 million suicide prevention grant    Mississippi State Newsroom Faculty researchers in Mississippi State's Department of Psychology are receiving $1.6 million in federal support to develop a more comprehensive approach to ...

Small business thrive with help from Mississippi Main Street Association - Mississippi Business Journal
7/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Small business thrive with help from Mississippi Main Street Association    Mississippi Business Journal Small businesses are a large part of what makes Main Street communities special, said Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) State Coordinator Thomas ...

Adams County Circuit Clerk candidates address issues in election - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
7/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Adams County Circuit Clerk candidates address issues in election - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat Today The Natchez Democrat profiles candidates vying for the Adams County Circuit Clerk's seat being vacated by Eddie Walker. Candidates Daye Dearing ...

CCC Alumnus Adopts Highway, Gives Mississippi Delta Students an Opportunity to Collect Community Service Hours - Coahoma Community College
7/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
CCC Alumnus Adopts Highway, Gives Mississippi Delta Students an Opportunity to Collect Community Service Hours    Coahoma Community College Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4057 - Melody Dixon. -. Thu Jul 25, 2019. Dr. Alvin Ward Some give back to the ...

Tate Reeves is best for Mississippi business and jobs: Column - Jackson Clarion Ledger
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tate Reeves is best for Mississippi business and jobs: Column    Jackson Clarion Ledger 'Tate Reeves has a proven record and has shown leadership on issues vital to the continued growth of Mississippi's economy.'

MSU educational psychology graduate awarded Phi Kappa Phi fellowship - Mississippi State Newsroom
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
MSU educational psychology graduate awarded Phi Kappa Phi fellowship    Mississippi State Newsroom A recent Mississippi State University graduate is one of only 58 students nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi fellowship.

Collaboration Key to Ending Homelessness in Mississippi? - Jackson Free Press
7/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Collaboration Key to Ending Homelessness in Mississippi?    Jackson Free Press Putalamus White is hoping to change the state of homelessness in the capital city through the Jackson Resource Center, which The Healing Place is set to build ...

Titanic auction, Legos, mighty Mississippi: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Titanic auction, Legos, mighty Mississippi: News from around our 50 states    USA TODAY Birmingham: The state's busiest airport is partnering with a company that can identify passengers through eye scans and fingerprints. Al.com reports that ...

See how Coast schools scored on the 2018-19 kindergarten and pre-K readiness tests - Biloxi Sun Herald
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
See how Coast schools scored on the 2018-19 kindergarten and pre-K readiness tests    Biloxi Sun Herald The Mississippi Department of Education released results for pre-K and kindergarten testing in the 2018-19 school year for the state and Mississippi Gulf Coast ...

Gulf Coast Mental Health Center to close its doors at clinics in four South Mississippi counties - WLOX
7/18/2019 3:00:00 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.

Joe Moorhead Explains Lessons Learned in First Year at Mississippi State During SEC Media Days - ESPN 98.1 FM - WRUF
7/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Joe Moorhead Explains Lessons Learned in First Year at Mississippi State During SEC Media Days - ESPN 98.1 FM    WRUF Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead explains what he learned during his first year as head coach during SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

OPINION: Tuning in to Tate Television - Jackson Free Press
7/10/2019 3:00:00 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.

Will a Court Force Mississippi to Change on Mental Health? - Jackson Free Press
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Will a Court Force Mississippi to Change on Mental Health?    Jackson Free Press In a 2017 report, ProPublica identified more than 100 cases in which Mississippians with mental illnesses were spending long periods in jail waiting for a bed or ...

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 ...

Mississippi Mental Health Leader Says She Supports Community Treatment - Jackson Free Press
6/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi Mental Health Leader Says She Supports Community Treatment    Jackson Free Press The leader of Mississippi's Department of Mental Health testified Thursday that she supports spending more money on serving people outside state hospitals, ...

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.

Mississippi loses hundreds of teachers due to licensing issue, underscoring national problem - NBC News
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi loses hundreds of teachers due to licensing issue, underscoring national problem    NBC News Experts agree that alternate licenses are not a solution, but a Band-Aid for school districts that are overwhelmed by the number of vacant or emptying teaching ...

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.

State Employee Wellness Day underway at Mississippi Farmers Market - WAPT Jackson
6/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
State Employee Wellness Day underway at Mississippi Farmers Market    WAPT Jackson It's State Employee Wellness Day at the Mississippi Farmers Market. It's the eighth annual event that promotes healthy food and local farmers for state agencies ...

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 ...

Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to 2020 Ballot in Mississippi - Jackson Free Press
6/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Medical Marijuana Moves Closer to 2020 Ballot in Mississippi    Jackson Free Press Medical-marijuana advocates are getting closer to the magic number of 86185 signatures required to get the issue on the Mississippi ballot in time for the 2020 ...

Lawmakers send $850,000 to fee-charging Ole Miss preschool - WTVA
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Lawmakers send $850,000 to fee-charging Ole Miss preschool    WTVA Lawmakers have earmarked $850000 for a tuition-charging University of Mississippi preschool between 2016 and 2019 as they struggled to find money to ...

MPB - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
6/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
MPB    Mississippi Public Broadcasting By JEFF AMY Associated Press. JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday told a federal judge that Mississippi provides too few mental ...

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 May 31, 2019 - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/31/2019 4:56:49 PM
SEC revises conference alcohol policy May 31, 2019    Mississippi State Newsroom SANDESTIN, Florida (May 31, 2019) – The Southeastern Conference today announced a revision to its existing limitations on the availability of alcoholic ...

Mississippi DMVs to offer changes in effort to speed things up - WCBI
5/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi DMVs to offer changes in effort to speed things up    WCBI More options for Mississippi residents will soon be available at driver station bureaus across the state.

LIST: Summer feeding programs in South Mississippi - WLOX
5/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
LIST: Summer feeding programs in South Mississippi    WLOX SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Several school districts and organizations along the Gulf Coast are making sure no child is left hungry this summer by offering ...

American Legion Boys State Returns to UM - Ole Miss News
5/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
American Legion Boys State Returns to UM    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 ...

Tourism plays key role in Mississippi's economy - Mississippi Business Journal
5/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tourism plays key role in Mississippi's economy    Mississippi Business Journal 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 ...

Kids don't stay in foster care forever. What happens after that? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
5/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kids don't stay in foster care forever. What happens after that?    Jackson Clarion Ledger By the time she turned 6, Jessica Reese had been sexually abused repeatedly. Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services took Reese and her ...

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 ...

Years Ago, I Investigated Mississippi’s Prisons. Here’s Why I’m Doing It Again. - ProPublica
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Years Ago, I Investigated Mississippi’s Prisons. Here’s Why I’m Doing It Again.    ProPublica What began as a call from an inmate turned into a yearslong effort to chronicle corruption, gangs, violence and maltreatment inside Mississippi prisons.

How Mississippi lawmakers quietly funnel millions of education dollars to pet vendors - Jackson Clarion Ledger
5/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
How Mississippi lawmakers quietly funnel millions of education dollars to pet vendors    Jackson Clarion Ledger Top lawmakers carve out millions of dollars for handpicked education vendors and pet projects each year, bypassing state bid laws and steering money to ...

From Nebraska to Noxubee: MSU welcomes latest artist-in-residence - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/8/2019 9:43:13 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.

Quarterly Impact Report - Mississippi Today
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Quarterly Impact Report    Mississippi Today Part I of our series on Mimmo Parisi and his state-funded research center NSPARC revealed the inner workings of how policy makers use “alternative data” to ...

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 gymnasts compete for other colleges. Why hasn't sport taken off in the state? - Jackson Clarion Ledger
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi gymnasts compete for other colleges. Why hasn't sport taken off in the state?    Jackson Clarion Ledger Crowds for gymnastics greater at four SEC schools than those for Ole Miss or MSU basketball. Is it time for Mississippi colleges to revisit sport?

New census estimates show exit from East Mississippi - Meridian Star
4/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
New census estimates show exit from East Mississippi    Meridian Star An estimated 9304 people moved away from East Mississippi between April 2010 and July 2018, with two-thirds of those people leaving Lauderdale County, ...

The ESA Program Is Working. Why Is It So Small? - Empower Mississippi
4/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
The ESA Program Is Working. Why Is It So Small?    Empower Mississippi April 9, 2019 by Elyse Marcellino. Just before the end of the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature acted on its 2015 promise to offer Education ...

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.

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 ...

6 things the next governor of Mississippi should do - Jackson Clarion Ledger
3/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
6 things the next governor of Mississippi should do    Jackson Clarion Ledger There are several policy proposals that we would encourage any candidate for governor, lieutenant governor or the Legislature to support.

Mississippi College to offer graduate degree in nursing - WAPT Jackson
3/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi College to offer graduate degree in nursing    WAPT Jackson Mississippi College has received authorization to begin a new master's program in nursing.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 Throughout its history, Mississippi policymakers have fought against the education of those who didn't belong to their “club.” “Even in the territorial days, 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 By Ben Hillyer and. Scott Hawkins. Wednesday was National Signing Day, the day high school seniors are eligible to sign commitments to play sports with ...

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.

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 ...

'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.

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 Mississippi education: It's anticipated that a teacher pay raise and limits on student testing will be major topics this year, while school funding is not.

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.

Partial government shutdown could affect Mississippi food assistance programs, taxes - WAPT Jackson
1/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Partial government shutdown could affect Mississippi food assistance programs, taxes    WAPT Jackson Mississippi could feel the effects of the partial government shutdown with programs such as the Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...

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.

How will Mississippians be affected by federal government shutdown? - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper - Natchez Democrat
12/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
How will Mississippians be affected by federal government shutdown? - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper    Natchez Democrat The partial shutdown of the U.S. government won't force public services in ...