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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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Making chronic absence data accessible to the public increases collaboration, insight, & creates a shared learning environment. It also helps improve the quality of the data. Read our post about what we learned after releasing our brief, Data Matters: https://t.co/9e39Z9NOL6

Laundry #VroomTip: Have your child help with simple sock matching. Talk about who has big feet and little feet in your family. Grouping objects into categories and having a conversation about them helps your child to understand the world around them. #EarlyLearning #ECE

Vroom by Text is an easy way to receive #VroomTips once a week. The guaranteed SMS delivery can help you turn everyday activities into brain-building moments with your child. https://t.co/3ukiVDZti3 #EarlyLearning

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