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MDE Sets Community Meeting on the Mississippi Succeeds Student Achievement Plan

June 26, 2017

WHO: The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)


WHAT:  The MDE invites the public to attend a meeting for the presentation of a multi-year plan to improve student outcomes. Mississippi State Board of Education voted in favor of the state’s plan in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the federal law that replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB).


Improved transparency, support for underperforming schools and districts, increased accountability for results, and focused professional training for better quality teachers and school leaders are key components of Mississippi Succeeds.


WHEN: Tuesday, June 27 at 6 p.m.


WHERE: Central High School Building, 359 N. West St., Jackson – 2nd floor auditorium

Media Contact: 
Patrice Guilfoyle, APR
Director of Communications

Jean Cook, APR
Communications Specialist