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Have You Received an ESA?

by Joanna Holbert
Employability

Sign the petition to support second chances

by Joanna Holbert

Mississippi has the third highest incarceration rate in the country.  Our prisons…

Education, News

Senate Amends ESA Bill

by Joanna Holbert

Online and out of state options removed Today, the Senate Education Committee…

Education, News

Proposed legislation could kick hundreds of children with special needs out of their schools

by Joanna Holbert

Hundreds of children with special needs all over the state are at…

Employability, Your Story

Robert St. John: ‘Drug treatment and drug courts are a method that has been proven to be effective.’

by Joanna Holbert

“As an employer for the past 32 years, we have hired hundreds…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: ‘Families depend on it.’

by Joanna Holbert

“I don’t want to think of what Landon’s life might look like…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff (Part Two): ‘They need a brand new life and I’m going to help them’

by Joanna Holbert

“It breaks my heart to see the talent we have in this…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff: Helping Inmates Find Success

by Joanna Holbert

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey has adopted a new approach when it…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: ‘If the ESA went away it would be a blow to the gut’

by Joanna Holbert

“People want to say, ‘You’re choosing private school.’ No, I’m not choosing…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: “Some of us just can’t put our kids in public school. We have to have a choice.”

by Joanna Holbert

“The ESA is a blessing. It’s very, very scary to think that…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: “We will do what we have to do for our daughter”

by Joanna Holbert

“About 85 percent of parents of kids with special needs end up…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: Jalyn finds a home and an education

by Joanna Holbert

“We overwhelmingly felt like somebody had to fight for these kids. Even…