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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Students Attend Learning Workshop at MPB

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Mississippi Public Broadcasting and the Mississippi School of the Arts are partnering to provide educational opportunities to students in a new media arts program.

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For the Love of Reading PD

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Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Early Childhood Division facilitated an early childhood professional development workshop for preschool teachers entitled “For the Love of Reading,” on February 4, 2017, in the MPB auditorium.

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Miss. Top Education Official On Possible School Funding Changes

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Mississippi’s top education official says possible changes to the school funding should be student focused.

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Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

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On November 30, the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Education Department hosted the 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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Education Officials Release District Level Achievement Gap Data

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State education officials are taking a closer look at the largest student achievement gaps in Mississippi.

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Community Champion: Rosaline McCoy

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Rosaline McCoy is a community activist who enjoys supporting people in their growth and providing access to resources in efforts to improve the state educational system.

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Community Champion: Carol Johnson-Burger

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Carol Johnson-Burger was named Community Champion for Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Dropout Prevention Initiative for her many accomplishments in serving at-risk students across the state.

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Community Champion: David Johnson

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Over the past 37 years, David Johnson has worked diligently through the youth ministries of his church (Zion Chapel Church of God in Christ) and his employer’s (BankPlus) outreach programs to encourage and empower the youth of the church and community to achieve greatness in their lives.

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Education Dept. Releases School Grades

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A majority of public school districts in Mississippi are being rated a C or higher according to the 2015-2016 school accountability results published by the state Department of Education. But a greater number of districts have received a failing grade than in recent years.

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Community Champion: David Broadaway

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Mr. Broadaway is responsible for providing services and lending opportunities to businesses across the state, while also implementing scholarship awards to schools located in the Metro area.

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