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Bill aimed at keeping teachers passes Senate

WASHINGTON — Legislation long sought by Democrats to save the jobs of up to 300,000 teachers, police and other public workers passed the Senate yesterday. The 61-39 vote — to be followed by a rush vote next week in the House — should come in time for many school districts to revisit decisions to lay off teachers before the new ...

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Millsaps bringing back AP Institute

JACKSON — More than 200 teachers from Mississippi and surrounding states are expected to participate in the 26th-annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute July 12-17 at Millsaps College. Richard Smith, senior vice president and dean of the college, said the Millsaps AP Institute trains not only teachers but boosts the state’s educational system.

 The AP Institute at Millsaps is the largest ...

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