JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi State Board of Education today suspended several statewide policies to manage the impact of extended school closures due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The policy suspensions apply only to students and educator candidates in the 2019-20 school year and educator preparation program applicants through December 2021. Below is a summary of the key statewide policy suspensions enacted today. View the SBE meeting back-up material on the Mississippi Department of Education website for full details and a complete list of SBE policy suspensions for the 2019-20 school year. Graduation for the Class of 2020 Current seniors who meet all district and state requirements may graduate this school year. The requirement...
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Mississippi State Board of Education Suspends Key Policies to Manage Impact of Extended School Closures