Copiah County School District

Special Education: Almost 3,000 students at Mississippi district that need additional help with struggling learners.

Goal

Needed a solution to engage Special Education learners and help them perform better than they had on state tests.

Solution

Copiah County purchases 225 study buddies to use with their Special Education students, allowing them to use the devices extensively in class.

Results

Copiah improved from 13% proficiency for Special Education students compared to their peers to 20% in just one year.

“The students have renewed their joy of learning. We feel the Study Buddies have helped us tremendously. The ease of using the Study Buddies made a difference in our classrooms.”

Jerri Jones
SPED Director