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School Choice By the Numbers

by Elyse Marcellino

Over 4,500 students this year have what’s known as school choice or…

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Mississippi’s Ninth Charter School is Approved

by Elyse Marcellino

Today, Mississippi’s charter authorizer board approved the ninth charter school in the…

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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,…

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Waitlisted Families to Receive ESAs

by Joanna Holbert

Mississippi families who have been waitlisted for years hoping to receive a Special…

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…

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Legislature Creates Additional ESA Scholarships

by Joanna Holbert

March 29, 2019 Approximately 300 New Seats Added to the Program Today,…

Education, Your Story

The Byrds: The System Is Not Working for Our Daughter

by Joanna Holbert

“Being born with a disability should not mean you have to pay…

Education, Your Story

Students Benefit from ESA Program

by Joanna Holbert

Families of children with special needs know all too well the stresses…

Education

Senate Votes to Extend ESA Program Until 2024

by Joanna Holbert

Today, the Senate passed Senate Bill 2675 to extend the Education Scholarship…

Education

ESA Bills Die in Committee

by Elyse Marcellino

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

Education

Jackson, Biloxi Catholic Dioceses Call on Legislature to Expand ESA Program

by Joanna Holbert

In letters addressed to the legislature, the leaders of the Catholic Dioceses of Jackson…

Education

Mississippians Gather to Rally for School Choice

by Joanna Holbert

It was a sea of yellow scarves outside the Capitol on Tuesday,…