The Southern Education Desk (SED) was created in 2011 through a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. That grant has ended, signaling the end of the SED.
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A Mississippi federal judge is meeting with Cleveland School District officials today to hear their latest proposal.
In Mississippi, the Civil War still stirs emotions. It’s not so much that teachers disagree on how it should be taught, but that ongoing attempts by the University of Mississippi and several cities across the South to shed Confederate symbols have called up old ghosts.
A rural Tennessee school district is refusing to send back textbooks that critics say are biased in favor of Muslims.
Hear highlights from the recent program presented by the Southern Education Desk and WBHM, “Issues and Ales: The Future of Education in Alabama,” recorded live at WorkPlay in Birmingham.
In recent months, conservative activists and parents in Tennessee have been accusing middle-school social studies class of religious indoctrination — specifically, of paying too much attention to Islam. Some lawmakers have even gotten involved. WPLN asked their Chas Sisk to explain what students are learning about religion in middle school and what the [...]
Mississippi is at the head of the class nationwide on assessment tests of 4th grade students. Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s Desare Frazer visits one classroom to learn more about why this is the case.
Seven Hattiesburg High students are spending the school year at the University of Southern Mississippi, learning marketable job skills. It’s called Project SEARCH. The pilot program is the first of it’s kind in the state for students with developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome and autism.