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Charter Schools: Lessons For New Orleans

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The Southern Education Desk looks at the charter school movement throughout the south. We start in New Orleans, where nearly all the city's public schools have been converted into charters: publicly funded, but privately run. Part 1 of 4.

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Original 42-A Title Will Appear On Ballot

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Supporters of ballot initiative 42 are remaining committed to passing a school funding amendment despite a Supreme Court ruling they say will confuse voters.

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Southern Remedy: Obesity In Kids

Posted by Jason Klein on

Obesity is one of the biggest health care issues facing Mississippians, and children are not immune to its effects.  Obesity often starts in early childhood and impacts many chronic diseases later in life.  Today we'll be talking about some ways YOU can tackle obesity in your families. 

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Mississippi Board of Education Approves Alternative Assessment

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Some Mississippi students with severe cognitive disabilities will take a new alternative assessment this school year. The state Department of Education has contracted with Questar Assessment Incorporated to administer the test.

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Southern Remedy: Talking to Dr. Carey Wright

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Today we’ll be talking with Dr. Carey Wright, State Department of Education Superintendent.  Did you hear that Mississippi Schools got a reprieve on the “No Child Left Behind”?  Is that good?  Are we lowering standards? What sanctions might be levied if we don’t meet federal standards?  We’ll also talk about early learning and college and workforce readiness.

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Money Talks: Helping Kids out of Debt.

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As a parent, helping your kids is a must but helping them climb out of debt can be a challenge.  This week, we try and help you find ways to help and teach them how to avoid these situations in the future.  We’ll also talk debt and how you can stay out of this pitfall that hits all of us at some point in our lives.

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Southern Remedy: Back To School

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Donna Speed of the MS State Health Department joins for a Back to School special.

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Southern Remedy: Healthier Lives for Children

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Dr. Stewart welcomes Dr. Randy Henderson of American Academy of Pediatrics to talk about the health of your children.

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Student Showcase

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The students of the American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute showcase the 4 films they’ve worked on producing the past 3 weeks.

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Post Production- Mr. Don Warren

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Mr. Don Warren, a well-known film producer from the Jackson area, comes to talk to the American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute students about film making and how anything is possible if one follows their dreams.

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