Mississippi is Putting Teachers as Young as 20 in Classrooms

By Ellen Ciurczak A new agreement between the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College could put teachers as young as 20 into classrooms and help alleviate the state’s teachers shortage. On Monday, Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett and MGCCC President Mary Graham signed a memorandum of understanding for what they called an “exciting...

High School Learns Through Virtual Education

By Phil Perry  MADISON – Scott High School is serving as a pilot program for Proximity Learning in Boone County, which includes two algebra 1 honors classes. The classes are taught by Kellian Strange, who is a long-term substitute in that position. Proximity Learning Inc. is essentially a virtual staffing company connecting highly qualified...

Midland ISD partners with Proximity Learning

Proximity Learning Inc.,a virtual staffing company connecting qualified teachers with students in grades kindergarten through 12, has announced a new partnership with Midland Independent School District to bring live, interactive instruction to junior high and high school students across the district. Through the partnership, PLI will provide certified teachers for algebra, geometry, health and...