The Office of Student Assessment, in collaboration with the Office of Elementary Education, has released NEW Writing Prompt documents using previously tested, retired writing prompts. These documents will [...]
Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics invites its members to apply for its classroom calculator scholarship. The Patricia Hensley Memorial Scholarship Program will award one [...]
August 19, Virtually 8:30-3:30 This online training will provide guidance on providing defensible IEPs ensuring FAPE during this reopening after the COVID-19 closure in traditional, blended, [...]
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The MDE asked the Office of the Governor for clarity about Executive Order 1517, which delays the start of the academic year until August 17 for students in grades 7-12 in school [...]
Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics invites its members to apply for its graduate scholarship program. MCTM will award a graduate scholarship in the amount [...]
The Office of Elementary Education and Reading, Division of Literacy, in collaboration with Barksdale Reading Institute (BRI) has developed a Virtual Literacy Instruction Guide for Kindergarten [...]
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Due to an increased number of districts using 100% virtual option for at least some students, the MDE has updated the Fall 2020 Universal Screening and Kindergarten Readiness Guidance Document. Mississippi [...]
In accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 37-13-63(2) and as a part of the current state of emergency due to COVID-19, the State Board of [...]
2020-07-27_COVID PPE & Sanitizer Offering Due to COVID-19, we ask that you look at using ferguson.com as a tool to help make purchases and monitor [...]
Mississippi had a 61.3% self-response rate in the 2010 census. The door-to-door census operation helped that number rise to 91.1% enumeration, but it was still [...]
DISTRICT PLANNING GUIDES Action Guide: Characteristics of High-Performing Schools – This research brief summarizes key characteristics as districts reframe their strategies and priorities for the [...]
The Mississippi Department of Education is pleased to share two new documents for district use: Supports for Parents of English Learners and the EL Progress [...]
Join us for a FREE series of 2-hour introductory workshops on innovative practices for teaching students in a virtual setting. These sessions will help you adapt Join us [...]
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We have received questions about data entry for districts that plan to start PK-6th grade students earlier than students in 7th-12th grade. The information below [...]
The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Professional Development is excited to announce a new form of professional learning called PD on Demand. Educators can [...]
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The Mississippi Department of Education is pleased to announce the preliminary release of a set of Instructional Planning Guides (IPGs) in English Language Arts, Mathematics, [...]
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is working with school districts statewide to implement two new laws designed to equip students with the technology to [...]
At this time, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is not supplying school districts with PPE.
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Are your teachers, school administrators and academic coaches stressed out over all the changes they are facing this year? Will they have to adapt to [...]