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Ole Miss ‘corpse flower’ to bloom any hour
Alex Paton
June 15, 2018
A 5-foot-tall flowering plant (Amorphophallus titanum) is set to bloom any hour now and when it does the otherworldly looking lime green and burgundy plant will smell like decomposing flesh. The smell is intended to...
Students to receive more college credit for AP courses
Alex Paton
June 14, 2018
Mississippi high school students will now be receiving more credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Mississippi State Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright said the Mississippi Department of Education has been working with the Institutes of Higher...
Fitch launches financial education classes
Brittany Land
June 12, 2018
Yesterday State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE) launched a new teacher training program to better equip Mississippi teachers to successfully teach skills that will improve financial literacy for high...
USM enters research partnership with Army Engineers
Alex Paton
June 11, 2018
The University of Southern Mississippi just announced a new educational partnership with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, (ERDC). USM President Rodney D. Bennett and ERDC Director Dr. David W. Pittman were on...
High schools to require financial education
Brittany Land
June 8, 2018
On Monday, June 11th, State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE) will launch a new teacher training program to better equip Mississippi teachers to successfully teach skills that will improve...
Reading scores rise across state
Alex Paton
June 6, 2018
Mississippi’s third grade reading scores are continuing to rise. Throughout the state, 93.2% of 3rd graders passed the test and the initial pass rate has increased every year since the test was first administered in...
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