The Lamar County School District is celebrating National Career and Technical Education month by showing students of its Technical Education Program that they don’t have to leave home to find great career opportunities in the Pine Belt.
Students from Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia would pay about $18,000 a year instead of about $26,000 a year as out-of-state students.
William Carey University’s Dean of Education Dr. Ben Burnett knows the headlines surrounding education can be bleak, but Burnett said he is trying to increase teacher numbers at William Carey University.
Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann named 19 public school leaders from across the state to an Administrator Advisory Council Friday in an effort to seek input from Mississippi’s public educators regarding legislation impacting schools.
Mississippi doesn't require preschool.But the state is pouring more money into those programs. Wednesday's day at the Capitol for the advocates was also about raising awareness of the work being done with the state's little ones.
The culinary arts program at Hattiesburg High School unveiled their new classroom with a ribbon cutting Tuesaday. The building was renovated and decorated for the 20 culinary students enrolled in the program.