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Mississippi School Finder introduced to aid families in search of education options

by Joanna Holbert

Mississippi families in search of the best education for their children now…

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Legislature renews ESA program, eliminates some school options

by Joanna Holbert

Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 2594 to extend the state’s Education…

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Russ Latino joins Empower Mississippi

by Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen announced this week that Russ Latino, a…

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New white paper Unleash Mississippi introduces post-coronavirus policy solutions

by Joanna Holbert

Today, Empower Mississippi is releasing Unleash Mississippi, a new white paper with policy…

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Senate Amends ESA Bill

by Joanna Holbert

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

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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…

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Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

by J. Robertson

Mississippi’s prisons are in crisis. The state has a moral and constitutional…

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Empower Mississippi launches Employer Toolkit for second chance hiring

by Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi has announced the publication of “Untapped: How Chance Hiring Can Grow…

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Empower Mississippi welcomes Katie Elliott

by Joanna Holbert

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen announced today that Katie Elliott has been…

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Empower Mississippi Supports Fresh Start Act

by J. Robertson

Empower Mississippi joined a number of organizations in thanking Governor Phil Bryant…

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Special Needs ESA Mid-Year Lottery Announced

by Joanna Holbert

The Mississippi Department of Education announced today that a mid-year lottery for…

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Empower Mississippi supports passage of federal FIRST STEP Act

by Joanna Holbert

RIDGELAND, MISSISSIPPI – Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen recently joined organizations from across…