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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Meet the Students- Raha Iko Maxwell

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Meet a member of MPB’s American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute.

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Summer programs could help increase graduation rates

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National education leaders are trumpeting recent increases in high school graduation rates, yet about 20 percent of kids still drop out before completing high school. That number jumps significantly among the Southern poor in places such as Alabama and Mississippi.  Sherrel Stewart with the Southern Education Desk reports.  

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The Summer Institute Takes on Ole Miss

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The American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute visits the University of Mississippi in order to learn more about the filming process and field while utilizing the campus for the students’ backdrop.

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Clarksdale Teacher Admits to Cheating

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Frances Smith-Kemp voluntarily surrendered her license yesterday, after admitting that she interfered with student answers on a state assessment in 2013.

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Southern Remedy: Back to Bullying Season

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School is back in session soon.  Is your child excited, or dreading the return?  Could the school return mean a return to bullying?  In person or online it’s all destructive. Adult bullying in the workplace is rampant…have you ever had a boss who went over the top with demands or expectations?

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In Legal Terms: Legal Issues Facing College Students

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Aniesha Mitchell, the Director of the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct at the University of Mississippi discusses legal issues facing college students.

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Mississippi Edition: Monday, July 27th

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Students explore Mississippi's Civil Rights history. Then, a visit from the experts at Everyday Tech. And, the state's new special needs vouchers come under fire.

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Acting for the Camera- Ms. LaShundra Thomas

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Ms. LaShundra Thomas, co-founder of the Blue Light Underground Ensemble (a performance arts acting troupe for people of color), attended MPB’s American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute to teach the students how to act on film and stage.

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Parents: Special Needs Students in Private School Denied Scholarships

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The Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Act was designed to give the parents of about 430 special needs students in Mississippi, $6,500 in state money for approved services outside the public education system like private schools or tutors. 

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Prince Duren- American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute

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Professor Prince Duren speaks to the American Graduate Youth Media Summer Institute.

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