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Study: More expense on classroom instruction = better student education

Mississippi can’t do anything about poverty overnight, but it could require accountability for current education expenditures The high poverty rate among Mississippi public school students significantly and negatively impacts student achievement, a Stennis Institute study shows. That’s no surprise. But the study also produces numbers showing that Mississippi public school districts that spend higher percentages of their budgets on classroom instruction tend ...

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DSU honors Burnham as ‘Outstanding Alumnus’

Delta State University’s College of Education has named Mississippi State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tom Burnham its 2010-2011 Outstanding Alumnus. Burnham received both the doctor of education and the educational specialist degree in administration and supervision from Delta State University. Appointed State Superintendent of Education by the Mississippi Board of Education in 2009, Burnham began his second tenure in January. ...

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DSU honors Burnham as 'Outstanding Alumnus'

Delta State University’s College of Education has named Mississippi State Superintendent of Education Dr. Tom Burnham its 2010-2011 Outstanding Alumnus. Burnham received both the doctor of education and the educational specialist degree in administration and supervision from Delta State University. Appointed State Superintendent of Education by the Mississippi Board of Education in 2009, Burnham began his second tenure in January. ...

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