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Ingall's Apprentice Program Assists Mississippi in Education, Workforce Development

Special to The Mississippi Press

A recent study conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ranked the United States 15 out of 23 industrialized countries in literacy and 21 in numeracy.  In a new test of "problem-solving in technology-rich environments," the U.S. ranked 17 out of 19.  Most Americans would agree these rankings are troubling.
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Children Can Follow a Learning Trail in Moss Point

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United Way Volunteers Construct Born Learning Trail Along Moss Point's Riverfront

By: Myya Robinson, Mississippi Press Correspondent
MOSS POINT, Mississippi -- Learning opportunities for children can be found everywhere we look, whether in the grocery store or on a farm. Moss Point's Riverfront is even more of an educational experience thanks to a new program with the United Way of Jackson and George Counties.


Moss Point's Excel By 5 Coalition Slated to Receive Award

The Jackson County Branch of the NAACP will recognize Moss Point’s Excel By 5 Coalition's dedication to improving the lives of young children at their annual Freedom Fund Awards Banquet on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Pelican Landing, Hwy, 613, Moss Point, Mississippi. We consider receiving the Achievement Award an honor.  The coalition is very appreciative to be recognized for our efforts to ensure that children in Moss Point are happy, healthy and ready to enter kindergarten by age five.

Moss Point EXCELebration

Excel By 5 is pleased to announce that Moss Point, Mississippi is a Certified Early Childhood Community.


Moss Point Becomes Certified Excel By 5 Community

By April M. Havens, The Mississippi Press

MOSS POINT, Miss. -- After more than two years of hard work, Moss Point's residents will receive their certificates, flags and banners proclaiming the city an Excel By 5 community.