WMPN-HD2 - FM 91.3 - Jackson, MS

40 years of ALL Things Mississippi

The Mississippi Authority for Educational Television (MAET) signed on the air with its first television broadcast on February 1, 1970, and quickly became a leader ... See more in the use of television for distance learning. MAET began airing radio programming in 1984. During Fiscal Year 2005 as part of an overall strategic plan to streamline services and enhance promotion of our services, MAET continued to do business under the name of Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) . The MPB television signal regularly reaches over 2.2 million households; More than 127,000 Mississippians listen to MPB radio programming weekly; Children's programs constituted a major portion of the daytime and weekend morning schedule, comprising more than 40% of our total broadcast hours; More than 9,603 Right from Birth and Going to School videotapes and caregiver guides were distributed to hospitals and health clinics; Distributed 8,867 books through Ready To Learn® workshops; More than 7,000 blind and print-impaired Mississippians use the Radio Reading Service of Mississippi; MPB Educational Services provides early childhood initiatives that are recognized nationally, including our newest research initiative to study the integration of the popular and successful Between the Lions series and accompanying curriculum into Mississippi daycare centers to enhance student learning and teacher skills; MPB provided more than 250 Instructional Television series to K-12 students/teachers statewide and provided workshops to teachers on use of these tools to enhance student learning; MPB provided interactive classroom video and audio interconnection to approximately 118 K-12 schools, 30 community colleges, and 35 university sites with the Mississippi Interactive Video Network (MIVN). MPB also coordinated the delivery of instruction to the K-12 sites in the Mississippi Interactive Video Network. K-12 teachers throughout the state deliver a variety of instruction including advanced placement, foreign language and fine arts courses through approximately 80 conference connections per day. Over 2,000 students were enrolled in these classes per semester. In addition MPB coordinated the delivery of professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers over the Mississippi Interactive Video Network and publicized these opportunities through a monthly newsletter; MPB's physical conferencing facilities and video conferencing capabilities were used by many State and Federal agencies to provide employee training and reduce travel requirements; More than 10,000 teachers and 42,000 students utilized Digital Curriculum to enhance student instruction in at least 75% of the public school districts of the state, including the state's blind and deaf schools. Increased use of the agency's mobile production unit by traveling around the state to produce twelve (12) live shows and/or events that were used for TV programming purposes; Increased local, informational, educational and news programming efforts broadcast on both our radio and television networks to address the Board's goal of relevant programming for our audience;

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