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Student files contempt motion over school prayer

BRANDON — A student supported by an atheist group says the Rankin County school district is still violating a ban on school prayer. The senior at Northwest Rankin High School, represented by the American Humanist Association, filed a contempt motion yesterday in U.S. District Court in Jackson. The student says an April 17 districtwide honors program violated the district’s November ...

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Read the Feb. 13 issue of the MBJ online

 In this week’s MBJ — HIGH EXPECTATIONS: USM expects to break ground on new college of business this summer. By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> Flexible education: Advocates want wiggle room in charter school bill — by Amy McCullough >> KIPP in Mississippi?: Charter schools sytem have a proven track record and may be interested in ...

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Board honors Morrison

The Mississippi Board of Education has named Richard Morrison as the 2011 Administrator of the Year. Morrison has been a principal at Northwest Rankin High School since 2008 and has served as an educator for more than 20 years. Other Congressional District finalists include: Dr. Deborah Davis, principal of Thomas Street Elementary (Tupelo Public School District); Dr. Debra Mays-Jackson, principal ...

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‘Coaching math’ gets through to kids

>> Northwest Rankin’s Morrison honored as one the best educators in Mississippi Sometimes high school coaches aren’t thought of as the best teachers. But one of the top high school principals in the state spent many years coaching while also showing a passion for teaching math. “I see coaching and teaching as interchangeable,” said Northwest Rankin High School principal Thomas ...

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