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National School Choice Week Celebration A Success

by Joanna Holbert

While we couldn’t gather this year at the capitol for the National…

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Mississippi parents want a virtual option

by Elyse Marcellino

Demyrion lives in a rural Mississippi county with only one school option:…

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HB 1035: Establish virtual public school

by Empower Mississippi

House Bill 1035, sponsored by Rep. Rob Roberson, would establish a virtual…

Education

SB 2674 & HB 1254: Regulatory relief for public school districts

by Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2674 and House Bill 1254, sponsored by Sen. Rita Potts…

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Rethink Education

by Empower Mississippi
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Governor Reeves declares Jan. 24-30 School Choice Week

by Joanna Holbert

Gov. Tate Reeves has proclaimed January 24-30, 2021 as “School Choice Week”…

Education

SB 2267: Universal recognition of out-of-state teachers’ licenses

by Empower Mississippi

Senate Bill 2267, sponsored by Sen. Dennis DeBar, would require the Department…

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We’re Hiring!

by Joanna Holbert

Director of New Schools Empower Mississippi Foundation Ridgeland, Ms or Virtual Office…

Education

Elon Musk to the Rescue?

by Russ Latino

Empower Mississippi focuses its energy on transformative policy related to education, work,…

Education

Learning pods, microschools and more: Parents seek options, innovation amid pandemic

by Elyse Marcellino

World-changing events like the coronavirus pandemic have often upended norms and out…

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Coffee and Conversation: Grant Callen with Barbie Bassett

by Grant Callen
Education

The COVID Impact on K-12 Education

by Elyse Marcellino

In a survey of Mississippi teachers this month, half of teachers said…