Dan Jones speaks on medical center concerns, fallout of decision

University of Mississippi chancellor Dan Jones visited with the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal editorial board on Friday. Jones spoke about his relationship with the College Board, concerns about the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the fallout of last week’s decision not to renew his contract. He also acknowledged ongoing conversations between he and the […]

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More on John Winkle

I had many quotes about retiring Ole Miss political science professor John Winkle that I could not fit into today’s story. Here is more of what was left in my notebook. Also, use this space to share your own thoughts and recollections about John Winkle in the comments section below. I actually was taught by […]

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High schools may have to pay for unprepared graduates

NOTE: Below is a story by Jackie Mader of the Hechinger Report looking at an interesting new trend, proposed state laws that would require high schools to pay expenses of remedial community college courses needed by their students. Two such bills have been filed by Mississippi Senators during the current session, and four other states […]

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Toyota announces new education initiative

BELDEN – Toyota today announced a new education partnership with four community colleges in Northeast Mississippi that will train participants for advanced manufacturing jobs. Participants will take classes their home college two days a week and will have a paid internship at Toyota three days a week. The internship will pay $16.50 per hour. Students […]

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