As a state investigation into cheating allegations continue, Dennis Dupree, Sr., the superintendent in Clarksdale, Miss., says his district's academic improvements are the result of hard work.
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August 15, 2014
July 10, 2014
A federal summer meal program only reaches a fraction of kids in Mississippi who lack access to healthy meals.
June 25, 2014
Janet Barresi, the current Oklahoma state superintendent, was walloped in the state's GOP primary Tuesday, by former state board member, Joy Hofmeister.
June 02, 2014
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizing Board has approved the state's first charter school.
May 27, 2014
Klonsky: Small rural schools, which often served as community anchors, were (are) being closed by the hundreds.
May 21, 2014
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has released its annual report, detailing its charter success stories at the federal and state levels.
May 09, 2014
A rural Mississippi district is closing classrooms for students with severe autism in response to budget cuts and a lack of resources.
April 08, 2014
Do object lessons in sex education classes help students reflect on the emotional impact of physically intimate relationships? Or do they promote shame?
April 04, 2014
Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.
April 04, 2014
Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.