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Education, Your Story

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

Jan 21, 2020 · 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.”

Jan 14, 2020 · 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”

Jan 8, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

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

Employability, News

Solutions for Mississippi’s prison crisis

Jan 7, 2020 · J. Robertson

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

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: Jalyn finds a home and an education

Dec 17, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: These kids are going to grow up to be productive citizens because of the ESA

Dec 10, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

“I’m a public school teacher and I got a $1,000 raise over…

Employability, News

Empower Mississippi launches Employer Toolkit for second chance hiring

Nov 22, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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


How This Law is Giving More Mississippians a Fresh Start

Oct 17, 2019 · J. Robertson

This year, the Mississippi legislature passed Senate Bill 2781, called the Fresh…


School Choice By the Numbers

Oct 9, 2019 · Elyse Marcellino

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


Mississippi’s Crime Rate is Down

Oct 1, 2019 · J. Robertson

Crime in Mississippi is down. In their annual report released this week,…


Mississippi is Leading the Nation in Driver’s License Reform

Sep 27, 2019 · J. Robertson

In Mississippi, driving a car is the primary form of transportation. In…


Empower Mississippi welcomes Katie Elliott

Sep 10, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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