MSF launches Choose Excellence

Today, Mississippi First launched Choose Excellence, a campaign dedicated to supporting the Common Core State Standards in Mississippi. Choose Excellence is part of CommonCoreMS, a new Mississippi First initiative which is dedicated to providing resources and information about implementing Common Core State Standards in Mississippi schools….

Teachers: Upcoming Common Core Training presented by MDE

This fall, there are a variety of teacher trainings being offered by the Mississippi Department of Education dealing with the implementation of Common Core. Below you will find the most recent listing of teacher resources and trainings. If you are interested in subscribing to the MDE…

Mississippi Looks to Improve Education by Boosting Core Subject Standards

By Daniel Cherry  Mississippi Public Broadcasting–January 14, 2011 The Mississippi Department of Education is studying how to make some big changes to core subjects like Math and English. MPB’s Daniel Cherry reports how the changes could align Mississippi with other states. The program called Common…

In the News: Common Core Adoption Finalized

At the August meeting of the State Board of Education, Board members finalized the adoption process for the Common Core Standards in literacy and mathematics.  In June, the Board passed a temporary rule allowing the standards to be adopted.  This month’s action follows the thirty-day…