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Cleveland receives Levitt AMP grant
The home of the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will now have expanded opportunities to tout its musical heritage, as Cleveland has become one of 10 recipients of the first Levitt AMP grant award. The pr...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taborian supporters urge action on foundation funds
When Bolivar County supervisors walked into Monday's board meeting in Rosedale they were met with signs of protest held up by individuals in support of Taborian Urgent Care Center. James McBride, b...
Dec 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Accreditation strengthens DSU future
The Delta State University family is elated after recently receiving reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. "This affirmation sho...
Dec 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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How much time is devoted to test prep?
Testing has become a major part of school life over the last few years and questions often arise on how it has impacted teaching and learning in public schools across the state. When educational le...
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student testing exhibits pros, cons
The Mississippi testing program has both pros and cons. What do the results mean when tied to accountability ratings? Randy Grierson, East Side High School principal, said, "I think up until this y...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Testing: Does one shoe fit all?
That state test results and accountability ratings impact schools is a reality. Just how much and to what extent are the questions raised in this series as area educators weighed in with their thou...
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulgham pleads guilty, Harmon family can move on
The case involving Shelby Harmon and Rodney Shelton Fulgham is over. According to Gerald Wesley Jr., chief deputy of the Bolivar County Sheriff's Office, "Prior to trial beginning, Fulgham pled gui...
Dec 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educators weigh in on testing
The latest state test results have been released and schools have been rated accordingly. What does this mean for teachers, administrators, students and learning? What is the toll testing has taken...
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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