Mississippi Department of Education

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The Mississippi Department of Education is the state education agency of Mississippi. It is headquartered in the former Central High School Building at 359 North West Street in Jackson.[1]

The State Superintendent of Education is Carey M. Wright.[2]

Mississippi Board of Education[edit]

The Mississippi Board of Education oversees the Department of Education, and is responsible for setting public education policy and appointing the State Superintendent of Education. The nine-member Board is appointed according to the rules in the Mississippi Constitution.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Mississippi Department of Education". Mississippi Department of Education. 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mississippi Board of Education". Mississippi Department of Education. 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mississippi Board of Education". Mississippi Department of Education. 2012. 

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