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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EdBuild CEO Discusses Miss. Education Funding

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A New Jersey-based, non-profit named EdBuild is beginning the process of reviewing the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.

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Miss. Dems React to Possible MAEP Reform

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Mississippi’s Democratic lawmakers are reacting to news that legislative leaders are pushing to reform the state’s education funding formula.

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Community Champion: Dr. Laurie Lawson

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Laurie Lawson discovered the perfect fit as a Mississippi College professor and leader of a social service agency in Clinton. “Serving others comes natural to me. I feel so blessed to spend 30 years doing what I love,” Lawson said.

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Changes may soon be coming to MAEP

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The Mississippi Adequate Education Program is the formula that tells lawmakers how much money should go towards the state's public education system, and some lawmakers are questioning whether the program is still working.

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Community Champion: Summer Media Institute Mentor-Producers

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This year’s Summer Media Institute was nothing short of amazing. Mississippi Public Broadcasting was graced with the presence of some amazing mentor-producers.

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Community Champion: Taylor Neyland

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Taylor is a recent graduate of Terry High School. This is where she received the honor of being named the 2016 Valedictorian, with a GPA of 4.38. That accomplishment, along with her score of a 30 on the ACT, helps set the stage for success in her college endeavors.

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Community Champion: Dr. Scott Rimes

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Dr. Scott Rimes is the Principal at McLaurin High School in Rankin County. He holds a M.Ed. in Biology along with an Ed.S and Ph.D. in School Administration and Leadership.

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Low Income Students Eligible For AP Exam Grants

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Students enrolled in the free and reduced lunch program in Mississippi are eligible to use a federal grant to take advanced placement tests.

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Education Secretary: More Resources Needed for Miss. Schools

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Mississippi needs to put more resources into education if the state hopes to see improvement in academics. That's according to U-S Secretary of Education John King

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Can I Kick It?: Graduates Only

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This PSA talks about how society sees two young students who are on track to graduate. This program is an outreach initiative of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Education Department and was filmed during the 2016 Can I Kick It? Youth Summer Media Institute.

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