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MDE/MWTI Collaboration for the Common core

MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS-- The Mississippi Department of Education chose the Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute, inclusive of all writing projects located at university sites across the State, to create and deliver quality training for teachers in preparation for implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

The Mississippi Department of Education chose the Mississippi Writing Thinking Institute, inclusive of all writing projects located at university sites across the State, to create and deliver quality training for teachers in preparation for implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

During this series of workshops, held at regional sites around the State during school year 2012-13, Mississippi teachers learn how to create rigorous classroom assignments so students will be prepared for the Common Core assessments and for life in the future workplace and post-secondary education.