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What’s Happening In Mississippi

Mississippi Honored as Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work

The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) recognized the Mississippi Campaign for Grade-Level Reading as a State Pacesetter for its efforts to improve early literacy and student success. The Campaign will also recognize Governor Phil Bryant for his leadership in making third-grade reading proficiency a priority of his administration’s education reform efforts. The special recognitions were presented at a reception on February 15 at 6 p.m. at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson, Mississippi.

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A Successful Launch!

Since December 1st, the MS Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Network has expanded! Community coalitions are growing and thriving, Two communities are working on their Community Solutions Action Plan (CSAP) since they’ve submitted their Letter of Intent, and several others are on track to submit their Letter of Intent Soon!

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Make sure the books your child is reading are just
right—not too hard and not too easy. #K3reading

‘Parton was determined to give the children of Sevier County something her father never had: early access to books. She started the Imagination Library in 1995, and involved her father, too.’ Worth another share on this #Grammy2019 night. https://t.co/FZBeAIiKk2

Attention PreK Educators in the Lafayette-Oxford-University Area!!!
MDE is offering a training for PreK teachers (schools, daycares, centers, etc).


We are SO THRILLED to have another recognized community in Mississippi! Vicksburg/Warren County - we LOVE being a part of your commitment to serving children/families! https://t.co/vqOjbr274X

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