Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

Community leaders and partners met in the MPB Auditorium to address Mississippi's current dropout crisis and discussed solutions to increase the overall graduation rate throughout the state.

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MPB Education Community Champions

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Can I Kick It? 2016 Youth Summer Media Institute

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Southern Remedy: Obesity In Kids

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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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GEAR UP program keeps students engaged during summer months

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Fewer reading materials in the home. Less access to camps or museums. Those are some reasons “summer learning loss” disproportionately affects low-income kids. There are many in the South, which can hamper efforts to raise graduation rates. But in Part Two of this Southern Education Desk series, WBHM’s Dan Carsen reports on “GEAR UP Alabama".  

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Southern Remedy: Vaccinations with Dr. Feldman

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Are your kids up to date on their vaccinations?  Why do physicians give so many shots these days?  We’ll be discussing these questions today and many more with Dr. Sandy Feldman

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Fix It 101: Women in Construction

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FBI Agents Launch Campaign Against School Threats and Hoaxes

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