A student’s ability to read is a critical predictor of educational and lifelong success. In 2013, Mississippi enacted the Literacy-Based Promotion Act, ensuring a comprehensive approach to teaching all students to read starting as early as kindergarten. Since then, students across the state have made significant gains in reading outcomes. The Magnolia State is committed to raising expectations and engaging all stakeholders in literacy. Today, parents, educators, policy makers and community partners are gathering to discuss improving student achievement and literacy success.
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PARENTS: Register for FREE Literacy Summit 9/13-14 in Jackson! First 50 PARENTS to visit resource table will get parent packs w/$150 worth of books & resources. Topics include: Grad Options, Understanding Special Education & English Learner Supports. https://t.co/FmoaI4M8EW pic.twitter.com/tXG0ERB5Ot
— MS Dept of Education (@MissDeptEd) August 28, 2019
ICYMI: Education policy helped these states beat the socioeconomic curve https://t.co/Htr2lJselZ
In the 2000s: Delaware, Massachusetts, New York, Texas, Georgia, Hawaii & Washington.
More recently: Indiana, California, Rhode Island, Arizona, Tennessee, Florida & Mississippi pic.twitter.com/Zkj9NkiAmV
— Michael Petrilli (@MichaelPetrilli) July 25, 2019
"Research has shown that high-quality curricula, combined with related professional learning for Ts, play critical roles in academic success. That’s when the magic happens: When great Ts teach great content, learning becomes exciting."https://t.co/EwednzUFCY
— StandardsWork (@Standards_Work) August 19, 2019
.@educationweek highlights continued student achievement gains in Mississippi and quotes @MissDeptEd Superintendent + CFC member Carey Wright, who said the positive results are “part of our state’s success story.” Read: https://t.co/WmQeYB7B0K
— Chiefs for Change (@chiefsforchange) August 19, 2019