CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and members of the West Virginia COVID-19 pandemic response leadership team held another news briefing today to update the public on the State’s latest pandemic response efforts.
GOV. JUSTICE ANNOUNCES NURSING PROGRAMDuring Tuesday’s briefing, Gov. Justice announced that West Virginia will invest $48 million in a new program to improve and expand nursing education, retention, and recrui…….
The Mississippi Department of Education awards almost $10 million grants to five universities to help fight the state’s teacher shortage.
William Carey University and Delta State received about $1.9 million each while the University of Southern Mississippi, Jackson State University, and Mississippi State received grants of about $2 million.
The grants are part of the Mississippi Teacher Residency and they support graduate degree programs.
Student teachers will work in critical shortage areas serving low-income children, racial-ethnic minorities, and children with disabilities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. USM College of Education and H…….