Education

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The FBI should not threaten parents

by Russ Latino

In recent weeks, the Biden administration has twice made education news. First,…

Education

Yes, parents are the primary stakeholder in their child’s education

by Brett Kittredge

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recently refused to refer to parents…

Education

Charter School Board Leaves Students Behind

by Grant Callen

For the second time in five years, no new charter schools were…

Education

What should we do with new education funds?

by Brett Kittredge

The state of Mississippi spends about $2.5 billion on K-12 education (before…

Education

Covid was the opening act of what will be a tumultuous decade

by Matt Ladner

In rich countries, this generation of adults is not doing well by…

Education, Work

An Avalanche of Federal Dollars

by Russ Latino

Since March of 2020, the federal government has authorized over $13 trillion…

Education

Will homeschooling trends continue this fall?

by Brett Kittredge

With a new school year in focus, we recently filled out our…

Education

Mississippi the Largest Decline in Enrollment in the Fall of 2020

by Matt Ladner

Mississippi had the nation’s fastest-improving school system before the pandemic, but also…

Education, Your Story

Educator hopes to open charters in Columbus and Jackson

by Joanna Holbert

Students in Columbus and in Jackson could soon have another option when…

Education

Introducing Empower Fellow Matt Ladner

by Russ Latino

One of the staples of Empower’s business model is focused expertise. It’s…

Education

Mississippi Rolled Like the Tide in K-12 Gains Last Decade – What Comes Next?

by Matt Ladner

Mississippi students had a remarkable decade of academic progress between 2009 and…

Education, Justice, Work

Mississippi solutions for Mississippi problems

by Russ Latino

“This is about a high-quality education for every child, meaningful work for…