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Monday, May 25, 2015

Lafayette County School District

Sunday Focus – Teacher certification

Being a board-certified teacher carries a lot of weight — and some extra cash — in the education world. Achieving this certification is described as “the highest mark of accomplishment in the profession,” by the Mississippi Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. (February 8, 2015, Page 1A)

Correcting schools’ under-funding

Patsy R. Brumfield, in a “Your Turn” guest column, writes that a constitutional amendment is an efficient way to correct school funding shortages in Mississippi. (July 23, 2014, Page 4)

Lafayette County School Board

Meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the administration office. (July 2, 2010)

LMS registration set next week

After a low turnout for registration last month, Lafayette Middle School is trying again to have students register for the upcoming school year. Registration will be held in the LMS counseling center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (June 4, 2010, Page 10A)

Layoffs at Lafayette

Several positions from each school in the Lafayette County School District are being cut due to ongoing funding shortfalls. While some school employees have already been informed their position was being cut, others were still being notified this week, Superintendent Mike Foster said. (May 7, 2010, Page 1A, 9A)

Seven local teachers earn certification

Ranking 13 in the country, Mississippi added numerous new National Board Certified teachers to its ranks this winter. Among the 222 new certified teachers in the state are several teachers from Oxford School District and one from Lafayette School District. (January 5, 2010)

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