Federal and State Conservation Programs in Hills Region

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

 

Barthell Joseph and the Wetland Reserve Program

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

 

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There are 156 resources serving Hills 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
Fire on the Forty
Rick Hamrick - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Mississippi State, MS
Fish Passage Program - Southeast Region
Walter “Tripp” Boltin - Fish Biologist - Wadmalaw Island, SC
Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Greg Wathen - LCC Coordinator - Nashville, TN
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Mississippi Flyway
Houston Havens - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Mississippi
Jeffrey Lee - State Coordinator, Ecological Services - Jackson, MS
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Safe Harbor Program
- Jackson, MS
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
- 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
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Common Counsel Foundation
Laura Livoti - CEO - Oakland, CA
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
Conservation Partners Program
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation Office of Program & Policy Services - Denver, CO
Environmental Solutions for Communities
Carrie Clingan - Manager, Community-Based Conservation Programs - Washington, DC
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 Incentive Program
USDA NRCS
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)- REPEALED
Garry Lee - Acting Director, Easement Programs Division - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Washington, DC
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Conservation Reserve Program Longleaf Pine Initiative
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development
Farmers Market Promotion Program
Douglas Keeler, Director - Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
Food Linc
Jim Barham - USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
New Farmers
USDA
Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Rita Meade - OCCSP Coordinator - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
Lori Washington - USDA Rural Development Loan Specialist
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
Dr. Jimmy Avery, Director - Delta Research and Extension Center Mississippi State University - Stoneville, MS
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Business and Cooperative Programs - National Office, USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development - Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants - Washington, DC
USDA StrikeForce for Rural Growth and Opportunity
- Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development

 State and Local Programs

   
Show State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals (32)
There are 32 resources serving Hills Region in the following categories:
map itMap of State and Local Programs Organizations & Professionals serving Hills Region
Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Coastal Wetlands - Property Tax Benefits
MS
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Brendix Glasgow, - Mississippi Reforestation Tax Credit, district forester - Tupelo, MS
Mississippi Reforestation Income Tax Credit
Richard McInnis - Forest Management Chief - Jackson, MS
Ray Kinney
Barber & Kinney, LLC - Broker/General Appraiser - Ridgeland, MS
Habitat Management Programs
Natural Resource Enterprises Program - Mississippi State University
Dr. Daryl Jones - Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries - Mississippi State, MS
State Funding / Technical Resources
Black Belt Prairie Restoration Initiative
John Gruchy - Jackson, MS
Deer Management Assistance Program
Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Jackson, MS
Fire on the Forty
Rick Hamrick - Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks - Mississippi State, MS
Forest Health Program
Randy Chapin - District Forester, Southwest - Brookhaven, MS
Forest Resource Development Program
Brendix Glasgow - District Forester, Northeast - Tupelo, MS
GoodFires
Southern Group of State Foresters - Garner, NC
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System
- College Station, TX
MDWFP Waterfowl Program
Houston Havens - Migratory Game Bird Biologist - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Crop Improvement Association
Bennie C. Keith - General Manager - Mississippi State, MS
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
- Biloxi, MS
Mississippi Forest Legacy Program
Jim Hancock - MSRF #1367, Grant Coordination Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forest Stewardship Program
Jack White - Forest Stewardship Coordinator - Bay Springs, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission
Charlie W. Morgan, Jr. - State Forester - Jackson, MS
Mississippi Forestry Commission - Private Lands
- Jackson, MS
Mississippi Interstate Cooperative Resource Association
- Marion, IL
Mississippi 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
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, ...

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.

Early Learning Collaborative: 1200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant - HubcitySPOKES.com
1/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Early Learning Collaborative: 1200 HPSD students to benefit from $2.1M grant    HubcitySPOKES.com The Hattiesburg Public School District has been awarded $2.1 million in grant funding from the Mississippi Department of Education's Early Learning ...

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

Mississippi Senator 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Four South MS schools receive grant for STEM programs - WLOX
5/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Four South MS schools receive grant for STEM programs    WLOX Nearly a dozen school districts in the state, including two in South Mississippi, are sharing $886000 in grants aimed at creating and growing STEM programs for ...

Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state - Calhoun County Journal
5/1/2018 12:30:58 PM
Calhoun County School District placed on probation by state    Calhoun County Journal Calhoun County is one of 18 Mississippi public school districts put on probation for breaking state rules. school district logo The state School Accreditation ...

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.

TPSD's Guntharp named SOCSD assistant superintendent | Education - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
12/13/2017 3:00:00 AM
TPSD's Guntharp named SOCSD assistant superintendent | Education    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO – Tupelo Public School District assistant superintendent Anna Guntharp will soon move to the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District.

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 ...

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.

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
Biology Graduate Lands Internship Studying Western Plant Populations - Ole Miss News
5/22/2019 12:00:07 PM
Biology Graduate Lands Internship Studying Western Plant Populations    Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – A recent University of Mississippi alumna who assisted with biological research at the local level has been awarded a prestigious summer ...

Mississippi mayor offers $10,000 for criminals to leave city - AOL
5/22/2019 11:34:11 AM
Mississippi mayor offers $10,000 for criminals to leave city    AOL A Mississippi mayor announced on Monday that he's ready to spend thousands of dollars of his own money to get rid of criminals in his city.

Greased climbing, school ties, bobcat tracking: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY
5/22/2019 1:43:00 AM
Greased climbing, school ties, bobcat tracking: News from around our 50 states    USA TODAY Mississippi mayor wants to pay criminals to skip town, residents to help name volcanic fissure in a first in Hawaii, and more.

Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers - Gwcommonwealth
5/21/2019 8:51:24 PM
Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers    Gwcommonwealth JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers were giving Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a program that never appeared in any education funding bills or ...

Our Towns: What David Halberstam Learned in Mississippi - The Atlantic
5/18/2019 11:11:00 AM
Our Towns: What David Halberstam Learned in Mississippi    The Atlantic In 1981, the writer David Halberstam published a memoir in Esquire magazine, with the headline “Starting Out to be a Famous Reporter.” At the time Halberstam ...

Our Towns: Can Schools 'Teach Students to Think'? - The Atlantic
5/16/2019 4:30:00 PM
Our Towns: Can Schools 'Teach Students to Think'?    The Atlantic Last week I wrote about what Jim and I had seen on another visit to the (exceptional) Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS), a public, ...

MSU-Meridian's Master of Physician Assistant Studies program works toward accreditation, anticipates first students in January - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/16/2019 10:20:54 AM
MSU-Meridian's Master of Physician Assistant Studies program works toward accreditation, anticipates first students in January    Mississippi State Newsroom A new Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree program at Mississippi State University-Meridian is on track toward accreditation, and MSU leaders ...

Local leaders visit Mississippi to learn how areas recovered - TheCountyRecord.Net
5/16/2019 2:11:15 AM
Local leaders visit Mississippi to learn how areas recovered    TheCountyRecord.Net A collection of businesspeople, city and county officials and various other residents and community leaders in the Opportunity Florida region recently returned ...

Mississippi's New Solution for the Teacher Shortage - Teacher Beat - Education Week
5/15/2019 3:40:00 PM
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 5:19:00 PM
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 ...

Provost Candidate Three announced for May 14 open forum - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Provost Candidate Three announced for May 14 open forum    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State University and the Search Committee for Provost and Executive Vice President invite interested members of the campus community to attend ...

The University of Southern Mississippi Joins Newly Formed $94-Million Ocean Exploration Institute | Southern - Southern Miss Now
5/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
The University of Southern Mississippi Joins Newly Formed $94-Million Ocean Exploration Institute | Southern    Southern Miss Now The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is joining four other nationally renowned ocean science institutions to form The National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

Graduating MSU senior selected for prestigious Japan Exchange and Teaching Program - Mississippi State Newsroom
5/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Graduating MSU senior selected for prestigious Japan Exchange and Teaching Program    Mississippi State Newsroom As she graduates this week from Mississippi State with a bachelor's degree in foreign language, university senior Tennelle A. Venson also is preparing to ...

White high school student named salutatorian over black student with better grades, federal lawsuit claims - The Washington Post
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
White high school student named salutatorian over black student with better grades, federal lawsuit claims    The Washington Post The Mississippi case comes as a similar one in a recently desegregated school district is set for trial.

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 ...

NBC News chairman an unexpected figure in Mississippi news - Gwcommonwealth
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
NBC News chairman an unexpected figure in Mississippi news    Gwcommonwealth NEW YORK (AP) — Born and raised in Manhattan and a national news executive for much of his career, Andrew Lack would seem an unlikely figure behind an ...

Let's talk research: MSU undergraduates shine in spring symposium - Mississippi State Newsroom
4/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Let's talk research: MSU undergraduates shine in spring symposium    Mississippi State Newsroom Anthropology, biochemistry, biological engineering, music education and psychology were among academic programs well-represented during Mississippi ...

More than $78K in preservation grants awarded to several communities - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
More than $78K in preservation grants awarded to several communities    Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has awarded grants totaling more than $78000 to nine preservation projects in Certified Local ...

Dubbed a '21st century Billy Graham crusade on steroids,' revival aims to unite Mississippians - Mississippi Today
4/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dubbed a '21st century Billy Graham crusade on steroids,' revival aims to unite Mississippians    Mississippi Today Prisoners dedicating themselves to Jesus Christ, public schoolchildren penning essays on a united Mississippi, and tens of thousands of people across the state ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

Navy ROTC Works to Support Local Veterans - Ole Miss News - Ole Miss News
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
Navy ROTC Works to Support Local Veterans - Ole Miss News    Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi's Navy ROTC program is hoping to give back to Oxford's military veteran community with a fundraiser that will ...

Road Dawgs Tour with Coach Joe Moorhead — Starkville - Mississippi State Newsroom
4/16/2019 4:33:16 PM
Road Dawgs Tour with Coach Joe Moorhead — Starkville    Mississippi State Newsroom The Mississippi State University Bulldog Club, Alumni Association and local alumni chapters are working together to present Road Dawgs Tour 2019 featuring ...

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

Voucher funding mislabeled as non-existent 'savings' program; AG asked to weigh in - Mississippi Today
4/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
Voucher funding mislabeled as non-existent 'savings' program; AG asked to weigh in    Mississippi Today Language slipped into appropriations bill says $2 million should go to the Education Savings Account instead of Education Scholarship Account. Backers say it's ...

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.

The Hunt for Vouchers in Mississippi, After All These Years - Jackson Free Press
4/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Hunt for Vouchers in Mississippi, After All These Years    Jackson Free Press Republican leaders secretly slipped $2 million for a private-school voucher program into an unrelated funding bill—despite the fact that most Democrats and ...

Fighting for Mississippi’s struggling 5-year-olds, one student at a time - Jackson Clarion Ledger
4/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Fighting for Mississippi’s struggling 5-year-olds, one student at a time    Jackson Clarion Ledger As access to state pre-K lags, almost one in 10 Mississippi kindergarteners are still held back.

MSU kinesiology department to host second annual StarkVegas Fútbol Jamboree - Mississippi State Newsroom
4/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
MSU kinesiology department to host second annual StarkVegas Fútbol Jamboree    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State's Department of Kinesiology is teaming up with the university's ACCESS program to sponsor the second annual StarkVegas Fútbol Jamboree ...

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

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

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

'Who would have thought?': Senate leaders slip funding for private school scholarships into unrelated spending bill - Mississippi Today
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Who would have thought?': Senate leaders slip funding for private school scholarships into unrelated spending bill    Mississippi Today The bill passed both chambers before many members knew about the language that increased funding for the program from $3 million to $5 million.

Mississippi lawmakers shocked they voted for $2 million more in private school vouchers - Jackson Clarion Ledger
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mississippi lawmakers shocked they voted for $2 million more in private school vouchers    Jackson Clarion Ledger Advocates for a controversial school choice program secured a surprise win Thursday, with many lawmakers crying foul that $2 million more for private school ...

Borrowed money will pay for dozens of Mississippi projects - The Vicksburg Post - Vicksburg Post
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Borrowed money will pay for dozens of Mississippi projects - The Vicksburg Post    Vicksburg Post The Mississippi Legislature is planning to borrow $207 million under Senate Bill 3065 to pay for various projects, part of more than $360 million in borrowing.

Potential tech center to get $2.5M from state - The Vicksburg Post - Vicksburg Post
3/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Potential tech center to get $2.5M from state - The Vicksburg Post    Vicksburg Post The Mississippi Hardware building project is expected to get more than $2 million under a plan by the Legislature to borrow $207 million to finance construction, ...

Women's History Month: 'Girl, You Deserve Better' - Mississippi State Newsroom
3/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Women's History Month: 'Girl, You Deserve Better'    Mississippi State Newsroom During this program, Christy Pickering will share personal experiences from an abusive relationship and discuss how she eventually found happiness. A Biloxi ...

High school students participate in World Food Prize Mississippi Youth Institute at MSU - Mississippi State Newsroom
3/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

MSU kicks off unmanned aircraft systems Delta Region Initiative - Mississippi State Newsroom
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
MSU kicks off unmanned aircraft systems Delta Region Initiative    Mississippi State Newsroom Mississippi State University is once again using unmanned aircraft systems expertise and resources to benefit the Magnolia State.

Tourism Plays Key Role in Mississippi Economy - Southern Miss Now
3/11/2019 3:00:00 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 ...

MPB - Mississippi Public Broadcasting
3/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
MPB    Mississippi Public Broadcasting Mississippians who have unpaid bills in cities or counties may have to forfeit their state income tax refunds, if the governor signs a House bill into law.

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 ...

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 This is the final story in a three-part series about the teacher shortage in Mississippi, produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'This is why people are leaving the state': How state aid rules hinder college access for working-class families - Mississippi Today
2/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
'This is why people are leaving the state': How state aid rules hinder college access for working-class families    Mississippi Today Legislators, university and college presidents and other stakeholders have spent the past year reviewing state aid and possible solutions including a complete ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Budget cuts have long-term effect on Mississippi libraries - Tuscaloosa News
2/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Budget cuts have long-term effect on Mississippi libraries    Tuscaloosa News JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi public libraries are still feeling the sting of state budget cuts that happened years ago.Some library leaders say they have had to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Analysis: Reeves' praise of state's financial and fiscal health will be a campaign mantra - Mississippi Today
1/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Analysis: Reeves' praise of state's financial and fiscal health will be a campaign mantra    Mississippi Today How the state's fiscal condition stacks up against significant budget cuts in recent years expected to play out in statewide races this year.

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

State nutrition program safe through January despite government shutdown - Mississippi Today
12/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
State nutrition program safe through January despite government shutdown    Mississippi Today A federally funded program will continue providing food and nutrition assistance to nearly 100,000 Mississippi women and children through January despite the ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 Press release *content* from BusinessWire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

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 ...

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 ...