Posts by Elyse Marcellino

Education

MS Supreme Court rules in favor of public charter school funding

by Elyse Marcellino

Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of charter school funding,…

Education

The ESA Program Is Working. Why Is It So Small?

by Elyse Marcellino

Just before the end of the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature…

Education

ESA Bills Die in Committee

by Elyse Marcellino

Yesterday, several bills to expand or improve the Education Scholarship Account (ESA)…

Education, Press Releases

Mississippi’s First Charter High School Approved

by Elyse Marcellino

Today, the Mississippi Charter Authorizer Board approved two new charter schools for…

Education

Back to Your School of Choice

by Elyse Marcellino

August 30, 2018 by Elyse Marcellino As classrooms fill with students headed back to…

Education

Choosing Charter Schools

by Elyse Marcellino

When school begins this fall, some 3.2 million students across the nation…

Education

The Changing Face of Education

by Elyse Marcellino

The way we educate children is changing. Not just the curriculum, but…

Education

Waiting on a Lottery

by Elyse Marcellino

There’s been a lot of talk about a lottery in Mississippi over…

Education

NAEP scores tell us something, but not everything

by Elyse Marcellino

The 2017 results for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, better known…

Education

Charter schools win lawsuit. What does it mean?

by Elyse Marcellino

This week, charter schools in Mississippi were victorious after a Hinds County…

Education

A look inside the new funding formula

by Elyse Marcellino

A new formula that would update the way Mississippi funds education has…

Education

529s available for K-12. What does that mean?

by Elyse Marcellino

In December, lawmakers in Washington D.C. took action on school choice and…