Parent program now accepting applications

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Parents for Public Schools is offering a Parent Engagement Program this fall at Plymouth Bluff Center in Columbus for 30 parents and community leaders.
The PEP will take place Sept. 27-29 and Oct. 25-26. Participants will identify and hone leadership and communication skills, understand school data and receive an in-depth explanation of Mississippi’s public education system. The training is free, including all meals and overnight accommodation.
Applications are due May 1 and are available online at For more information, contact Sally Gray at (662) 401-3897 or

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