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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Education

We need to help our schools help our children

Almost one-third of the third-graders at Della Davidson Elementary School have, through preliminary assessment, been shown to be at some risk of not passing the spring assessment test of their reading ability to allow them to move on to the fourth grade. Our View expresses concern about these numbers and urges all parents and caregivers to do their part to help with the extra measures the local schools are taking to help our young students. (September 25, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Meridith Wulff writes, on National Literacy Day, to remind everyone of the value of reading and to urge all to help groups such as the Lafayette County Literacy Council to help others to improve basic literacy skills. (September 8, 2014, Page 4)

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      Education briefs

      • Williams participates in UM program
      • Hayden receives certification
      • DDES to host snack, strategies event
      • Education classes set at WIN center
      • LHS Class of ’72 to host reunion
      • NWCC to offer classes on Morris
      • UM Grad School dean receives NASA honor

       (September 7, 2014, Page 6C)

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        Letters to the Editor

        The Lovepacks Board writes to thank all of the individuals, businesses and groups who made donations and gave other assistance to the Lovepacks program in Oxford and Lafayette County. (September 5, 2014, Page 4)

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          Outgoing school board members deserve our thanks

          “Our View” looks at the difficult challenge facing anyone who serves on a school board, and thanks outgoing board members Mike McPhail of Lafayette and Denny Tosh of Oxford for their service. (September 4, 2014, Page 4)

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            Overby Center programs offer great opportunity

            Interested in documentaries, history, politics, sports? “Our View” suggests you look over the list of programs offered by the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics this fall at the University of Mississippi. (September 2, 2014, Page 4)

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              All educational programs eventually replaced

              Common Core, whether good, bad or in between, will eventually be replaced by another educational program. It’s just the nature of education and the education business, Editor Don Whitten writes. (September 1, 2014, Page 4)

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                Savoring nature — a bigger, more magical world

                Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about the wonders of nature and how it would be great if everyone had the time and opportunity to see that part of the world. (August 29, 2014, Page 4A)

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                  School like life — full of twists and turns

                  Remember those first days of school? Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks remembers his first day vividly — and explains why it’s stuck with him as he compares school and work.

                   (August 8, 2014, Page 4A)

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                    Getting prepared for the start of school

                    Some educators suggest that parents and students begin practicing for the start of school to that the school year begins on a positive note. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some options to consider with those first school days not far away. (July 31, 2014, Page 4)

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