MS Board of Education Meeting

The Mississippi Board of Education met in Oxford on October 21, 2010.  Many different issues were discussed, the bulk of which consisted of small language changes in different policies and also some new contracts and grants.  However, there were some interesting discussions regarding graduation requirements,…

Higher Education in the News

A new report from the American Institute for Research (AIR) highlights the alarming amount of state and federal funds that are spent on students that dropout of college after their first year.  The report, entitled “Finishing the First Lap: The Cost of First-Year Student Attrition…