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Education

For the past decade, Governor Reeves has fought to improve Mississippi’s education system. As a result, Mississippi has been a shining example in recent years that smart, conservative policies work in education.

In 2019, Mississippi students led the nation in educational gains in reading and math. We have significantly improved testing scores while the rest of the nation has remained stagnant. Graduation rates have risen dramatically in Mississippi, surpassing all experts’ expectations. Education groups all across the country are looking to Mississippi and asking themselves how they can replicate the success happening in the Hospitality State.

Governor Reeves is committed to continuing that success that he helped champion while leading the Mississippi Senate.

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Governor Reeves Launches Expanded COVID-19 Testing for Teachers and Telehealth in Schools

August 17, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves launched new COVID-19 initiatives to ensure the health and well-being of students and teachers as they return to school.

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Governor Tate Reeves Extends Safe Return Order and Issues K-12 Extracurricular Limitations to Continue Fight Against COVID-19

August 14, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that he is extending the social distancing measures under the Safe Return order, including the statewide mask mandate, and issuing crowd-size limitations on K-12 extracurricular activities in the state’s ongoing fight to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Governor Reeves Issues Statewide Mask Mandate, Delays School Reopenings to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

August 4, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced two new executive orders to delay public school reopenings in target counties and establish a statewide mask mandate in the ongoing fight against this unprecedented pandemic.

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Governor Tate Reeves Signs Executive Order Closing Schools for Academic Year

April 23, 2020

Yesterday, Governor Tate Reeves signed a new executive order implementing school closures for the rest of the academic year to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Governor Tate Reeves Announces Extended School Closures to Slow the Spread

April 14, 2020

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that schools in Mississippi will remain closed for the rest of the school year to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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