Booneville Schools and Baldwyn will be collaborating to offer students within each district new opportunities for the 2017-2018 school year. Baldwyn will provide students with the opportunity to take career and technical courses and earn industrial certification in industrial maintenance and furniture manufacturing. Booneville will offer students the opportunity to take online Advanced Placement courses taught by Booneville High School teachers who have the AP certifications. Dr. Todd English, superintendent of Booneville Schools said, "The collaboration leverages each district's strength, respectively, with the student being the promary beneficiary of the collaboration." This effort provides students with a much braoder range of options to choose from, as well as a group of highly qualified teachers to provide these services. The Booneville/Baldwyn partnership has placed them with 5 other districts who have been designated as Districts of Innovation within the state of Mississippi.