|10/18/2013 - Jackson, Miss.
The Mississippi Education Achievement Council will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, in the IHL Board Room, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211. Some members may participate via teleconference.
The purpose of this meeting is to consider adoption of the MCCB and IHL report cards will also be on the agenda and discuss possible meeting dates for 2014.
The council was established by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2010 regular session to establish education achievement goals for the state, monitor and report on the stateís progress toward these goals and prepare an annual report card compiled from the annual reports submitted by each state institution of higher learning and community and junior college in the state.
The Mississippi Education Achievement Council consists of representatives of the Mississippi Legislature, the Governorís Office, the State Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippiís Community and Junior Colleges, the Mississippi State Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health and the Mississippi Economic Council.