Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:33:26 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Dewayne Thompson, wanted in the wounding and kidnapping of 17-year-old Katelyn Beard, has been captured by Jackson Police. He was taken into custody around 5:45 in west Jackson near where Beard's vehicle was found earlier today.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
The brutal winter weather has wreaked havoc on academic contact time with students. Educators are adjusting lessons to ensure that student learning continues in a meaningful fashion, covering content and skills associated with the upcoming state tests.
Maumee School District officials say the extra calamity days used will be made up at the end of the year in June.
With tests coming up, leaders say preparing students is now its main focus.
"We lost seven instructional days in the month of January, and that was huge. And I think, like everyone else, this is a very unusual circumstance, and we're all trying to pitch in and get the instruction to the students as they need," said Dr. Gregory Smith, Maumee superintendent.
In the Sylvania School District, the Feb. 18 professional development day scheduled for staff members will be turned into a full day of instruction for students.
Are you concerned your child may need more help preparing? The Ohio Department of Education offers a variety of practice tests online.