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Mississippi students hit the books during pandemic, report says

IN THE CLASSROOM. IT WAS AUSY THURSDAY MORNING WHEN PARENTS LEAVE THEIR STUDENTS HERE AT OBAMA ELEMENTARY BACK TO SCHOOL AT A TIME WHEN PRECAUTIONS REMAIN SAFE, BUT ALSO THE STATE CONTINUES TO BUILD A CONTINUOUS INCREASE. ARE WE CONTINUING OUR SANITATION EFFORTS AND IT IS FROM OUR BUILDINGS OUR HIGH TRAFFIC ZONES A CHANGE TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT ENSURES REDUCTION OF CAPACITY FOR INDOOR SPORTING EVENTS NO ATHLETES NOT VACCINATED MUST STILL RECEIVE COVID. WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT JUST GIVEN TO THE INCREASE WE WANT DURING THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS IN THE INNER FACILITY. AND SO WE’RE GOING TO GO TO 50% CAPACITY AND WHEN IT COMES TO STUDY SOME PARENTS SAY THEY STAY CAREFUL, THEY ARE ALL SO GRANTED THAT THEIR CHILD CAN RESUME LEARNING IN PERSON. THE BIGGEST THING IS IF NEED TO BE AT SCHOOL. I WISH WE ARE A LITTLE DELAY IN SRTTA SINCE THE NUMBERS ARE SO HIGH BUT WE CHOSEN TO GO FORWARD AND SING BECAUSE YOU JUST KNOW IT IS THE RIGHT THING FOR MY FAMILY. HOWEVER, OTHER PARENTS ARE STILL CONSIDERING VIRTUAL LEARNING FOR THOSE IN PRE-K THROUGH SIXTH YEARS WHO ARE NOT YET ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE VACCINE. WELL, I THINK IT WOULD BE GOOD. THEY RETURN DURING THE VIRTUAL. YOU KNOW, THIS WAY IT COUNTS TO KEEP DNOW ON WHAT HAPPENS ON BEST SAFETY MEASURES LIKE MKAS CARRYING SOCIAL DISTANCE AND PERIODIC SANITATION TAKE BACK SOMETHING PARENTS. HOPE WOULD BE SAFE FOR THEM AND THEIR CHILDREN. I THINK WE ARE JUST TO BE DEFINITELY PRECOCIOUS

Mississippi students hit the books during pandemic, report says

Schools report “historic academic gains”, MDE says

Mississippi students have made historic academic gains during the pandemic, state education officials have said. 19 pandemic based on the historical academic achievements of recent years. Highlights of the report: Graduation rate hit an all-time high of 87%; The graduation rate for students with disabilities reached an all-time high of 55.4%, more than double the rate of 23.2% in 2014. The dropout rate fell to an all-time low of 8.8%. Statewide assessments resumed with 97% of participating students. The 2021 Advanced Placement exam success rate reached an all-time high of 37.4% for a full school year. The number of students who completed vocational and technical education courses increased 36% from 2015 to 2021. Nearly 400,000 computing devices have been secured for students through the Mississippi Connects initiative and others. funds. In partnership with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, MDE literacy coaches and other certified teachers filmed 260 lessons for K-12 students on the MPB Classroom television channel. Graduates of the Class of 2022 can now earn Distinguished Academic or Academic approval to automatically qualify for admission to any of Mississippi’s public universities. Graduates can also obtain career and technical education approval. About 3,000 students have enrolled in 18 Early Learning Collaboratives across the state and plan to enroll 6,000 students in additional ELCs in 2022-2023, now that funding has doubled from $ 8 million to $ 16 million. of dollars. A team of 112 coaches, supports teachers and school leaders in the areas of literacy, early childhood education, special education, school improvement and digital learning. Math coaches will be added in 2022. Three schools have left the Full Support and Improvement program and four schools have been named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools. The results of the assessment indicate the pandemic’s toll on learning. Before the pandemic, student skills had reached an all-time high of 41.6% in English and 47.4% in math in 2019. When assessments resumed in 2021, student skills declined in ELA to 34, 9% and in mathematics at 35.1%. As in other states, scores fell more in math than in ELA. “Despite some setbacks, students, families, teachers and principals in Mississippi endured through the most difficult school year of their lives, and I couldn’t be prouder,” said Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education. “As we continue to fight the pandemic, plans are underway to provide additional resources for teachers and students and ensure the achievement of academic gains. ”

Mississippi students have made historic academic gains during the pandemic, state education officials have said.

The Mississippi Department of Education released the Superintendent’s 2020-21 annual report on Monday, which details how Mississippi students, teachers and principals continued to strive in classrooms during the pandemic of COVID-19 building on the historic academic gains of recent years.

Highlights of the report:

  • The graduation rate has reached an all-time high of 87%; The graduation rate for students with disabilities reached an all-time high of 55.4%, more than double the rate of 23.2% in 2014.
  • The drop-out rate fell to an all-time low of 8.8%.
  • Statewide assessments resumed with 97% of participating students.
  • The 2021 Advanced Placement exam success rate reached an all-time high of 37.4% for a full school year.
  • The number of students who completed vocational and technical education courses increased by 36% from 2015 to 2021.
  • Almost 400,000 computing devices have been secured for students through the Mississippi Connects initiative and other funds.
  • In partnership with Mississippi Public Broadcasting, MDE literacy coaches and other certified teachers filmed 260 lessons for K-12 students on the MPB Classroom television channel.
  • Graduates of the Class of 2022 can now earn Distinguished Academic or Academic approval to automatically qualify for admission to any of Mississippi’s public universities. Graduates can also obtain career and technical education approval.
  • About 3,000 students have enrolled in 18 Early Learning Collaboratives across the state and plan to enroll 6,000 students in additional ELCs in 2022-2023, now that funding has doubled from $ 8 million to $ 16 million. of dollars.
  • A team of 112 coaches, supports teachers and school leaders in the areas of literacy, early childhood education, special education, school improvement and digital learning. Math trainers will be added in 2022.
  • Three schools left the Full Support and Improvement program and four schools were named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

The results of the assessment indicate the pandemic’s toll on learning. Before the pandemic, student skills had reached an all-time high of 41.6% in English and 47.4% in math in 2019. When assessments resumed in 2021, student skills declined in ELA to 34, 9% and in mathematics at 35.1%. As in other states, scores fell more in math than in ELA.

“Despite some setbacks, students, families, teachers and principals in Mississippi endured through the most difficult school year of their lives, and I couldn’t be prouder,” said Dr. Carey Wright, State Superintendent of Education. “As we continue to fight the pandemic, plans are underway to provide additional resources for teachers and students and ensure the achievement of academic gains. ”