To the Editor,
In Mississippi, 76 out of 82 counties remain under burn bans. The Governor's partial state level ban and all individual county bans remain in effect through the weekend.
Mississippi ranks among top in the nation for science gains on National Assessment of Educational ProgressBy STAFF REPORTS,
Mississippi showed significant increases in 4th and 8th grade science on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which ranks the state No. 4 in the nation for growth in both grades since 2009.
State and local fire officials have directed Mississippi State University to enforce the state burn ban, already in effect in Oktibbeha County, during the Saturday, Oct. 29, MSU football game with Samford.
State inmate Michael Wayne Young, who escaped the Amite County Jail on Oct. 15, has been captured and is now back in state prison.
For over a decade, charter schools have been debated across Mississippi, concluding in the Charter School Act passing the state legislature in 2013.