Posts by Elyse Marcellino

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Legislature could okay out of state licenses for teachers

by Elyse Marcellino

Senate Bill 2267 would establish a 14-day timeline for teachers holding valid,…

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Mississippi parents want a virtual option

by Elyse Marcellino

Demyrion lives in a rural Mississippi county with only one school option:…

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Learning pods, microschools and more: Parents seek options, innovation amid pandemic

by Elyse Marcellino

World-changing events like the coronavirus pandemic have often upended norms and out…

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The COVID Impact on K-12 Education

by Elyse Marcellino

In a survey of Mississippi teachers this month, half of teachers said…

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Have You Heard About Learning Pods and Microschools?

by Elyse Marcellino

A September poll by EdChoice shows parents are most concerned about two…

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Some students and families left without a choice

by Elyse Marcellino

While most Mississippi school districts are offering both in-person and virtual instruction…

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Mississippi schools reopen: Parents and students need, deserve options

by Elyse Marcellino

It is universally acknowledged that Mississippi’s children deserve access to a quality…

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Traditional classrooms should be one of many options this year

by Elyse Marcellino

With polling indicating many parents are loath to send their children back…

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Why Isn’t Open Enrollment More Open in Mississippi?

by Elyse Marcellino

While the Coronavirus is a major concern for people around the state…

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Expanded Virtual Learning Has Always Been Needed In Mississippi

by Elyse Marcellino

With the closure of Mississippi public schools through April 17 and private…

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School Choice By the Numbers

by Elyse Marcellino

Over 4,500 students this year have what’s known as school choice or…

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Mississippi’s Ninth Charter School is Approved

by Elyse Marcellino

Today, Mississippi’s charter authorizer board approved the ninth charter school in the…