Cleveland School District Adopts CHART!

The board members of the Cleveland School District (Bolivar, P1) voted last night to adopt the CHART Abstinence-Plus policy.  The district has become the third district in the Bolivar County to adopt the policy.  Cleveland is also the 18th CHART district. At this moment, fourteen…

West Bolivar School District Adopts CHART!

In what has become the most successful week of CHART Advocacy thus far, the West Bolivar School District has increased our weekly total to four districts!  The school board adopted the policy during last night’s meeting (4/12), making WBSD the 2nd district in Bolivar County…

West Tallahatchie School District Adopts CHART!

The Superintendent of the West Tallahatchie School District informed the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) that her school board adopted the CHART policy during their recent board meeting.  MSDH has been contacting Priority 1 districts in an effort to begin the implementation phase of…

Durant School District Adopts CHART!

Along with Quitman County, the Durant School Board also adopted the CHART policy last night (4/10). Durant is the first of the two districts in Holmes County (P1) to adopt the policy. This is also the 15th CHART school district! The Mississippi State Department of…

Quitman County School District Adopts CHART!

The Quitman County School Board adopted the CHART policy during their April meeting last night (4/10). The district is the 8th Priority 1 district, and 14th district overall, to adopt the abstinence-plus policy. With MDE’s recent decision to add two of our recommended curricula to…

CHART Update: Finally, We Made the List!

At long last, we’re happy to announce some exciting news about the curriculum review process! Last week, MDE added two of our recommended curricula to their approved list. The two curricula, Draw the Line/Respect the Line (middle school) and Reducing the Risk (high school), are now available…

Leflore County School District Adopts CHART!

We’re adding to the list of CHART school districts for the second consecutive day!  The Leflore County School Board adopted the policy last night (3/22) by a unanimous vote.  The district is the 13th in the state to adopt the abstinence-plus policy, and the first…

Mound Bayou School District Adopts CHART!

The Mound Bayou School District became the 12th school district to adopt the CHART policy!  The school board voted unanimously to adopt the abstience-plus sex education policy during their March 21st board meeting.  Mound Bayou is now the first CHART district in Bolivar County (P1), which…

CHART: Board Presentation in Indianola

This past Tuesday (3/20), I presented the CHART abstinence-plus policy to the Indianola School Board.  The Indianola School District is one of three districts in Sunflower County, which we’ve identified as Priority 1. During the Q/A session with the board members, it was clear that…

CHART: Update on Curriculum Review

The following is an e-mail that was sent to administrators of school districts that have either adopted CHART or are in the process of doing so.  The message gives you a sense of where MDE’s curriculum review process current stands, along with the developments that…