Falling ACT scores for Mississippi high schoolers further illustrate that the increase in graduation rates, so touted by education officials and politicians, is an illusion created by decreased standards rather than an actual improvement in what students are learning.
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North Sunflower Academy’s Jax Brent Garrison shares his joy with his friends before the Christmas break.
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Indianola teen Jameshia Attaway continued her giving spirit this Christmas that also coincides with her birthday. For years, Attaway has used her birthday to gather gifts for needy children in the area.
Delta Center, DSU International Education engage Visit Clarksdale, BB King Museum, MDNHA for blues heritage partnerships in Brazil
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning and International Education at Delta State University recently participated in a “Delta Delegation to Brazil.” The Delta Delegation included regional cultural heritage development partners that are members of the Mississippi Delta Tourism Association including Visit Clarksdale, the BB King Museum and De
On Tuesday December 3, the College Recruitment Team from Mississippi Delta Community College came in to educate the B.B. King Museum’s AllStars on preparing for College. They discussed scholarships, financial aid, and ways to continue their arts and musical talents in college.
The Gentry High Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is T’Rossi Terrell Pernell. The junior Moorhead native wants to pursue politics or education once he graduates from high school, with a dream job of being president of the United States or a mathematician.
Reading aloud the newspaper headline, “House votes to impeach Trump,” my wife said, “a house divided against itself cannot stand.”
“That’s in the Bible,” she added. “I thought it was what Abraham Lincoln said,” I replied.
Of course we were both right.
There was no drama in a day filled of repetitive speeches leading up to the foreordained impeachment this week of President Donald Trump by the U.S. House of Representatives.
There probably will be more of the same in the Senate, where it’s also foreordained that Trump will be acquitted by the Republican majority.
Last Thursday night, Sunflower County District 1 Supervisor Glenn Donald and several dozen others stood outside the home of the late Travis Shaw, and in the darkness of night, they released balloons and sang Gospel songs in honor of the fallen 28-year-old.