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Entries for November 2013

2013 Board Member of the Year

Columbia School District Board Member Charles Boston has received the Mississippi School Boards Association’s coveted School Board Member of the Year Award for 2013, in recognition of his distinguished leadership as a school board member. The award honors a current school board member who demonstrates outstanding leadership by effective efforts in

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 CLINTON, MS – Long Beach school board member James Stubbs is the new president of the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) for the 2013-14 school year. The former colonel in the U.S. Army was elected to head the organization on Tuesday, November 12 by the MSBA Delegates’ Assembly, a group representing school board members from across Mississippi. The Delegates Assembly, convening during the MSBA Fall Leadership Conference in Jackson, also elected

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Fifty-one Mississippi school districts were applauded by the Mississippi School Boards Association (MSBA) on November 12, setting a record number of awards in three categories for outstanding student achievement, based on student performance on last spring's testing in the Mississippi accountability program. The districts were recognized at a special awards luncheon in the 2013 MSBA Lighthouse School Leader Awards Program. MSBA honored 38 districts in the 2012 awards program. In addition to the district presentation, individual board members and superintendents of the districts received a special

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