Mississippi - Content Standards: English Language Arts

Area: 
English Language Arts
Policy Type: 
Rule
Year Adopted: 
2010
Summary: 

Mississippi updated the English language arts standards in 2010. These standards are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Body: 

The Office of English Language Arts (ELA), as part of the Office of Elementary Education and Reading and the Office of Secondary Education, is responsible for providing support to teachers and schools throughout the state in the implementation of Mississippi’s College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) for English Language Arts. The staff in the Office of English Language Arts develops resources for teachers, delivers statewide and school-based professional development, and supports schools in the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/04/2016