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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…

Education

School Choice By the Numbers

Oct 9, 2019 · Elyse Marcellino

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

Employability

Mississippi’s Crime Rate is Down

Oct 1, 2019 · J. Robertson

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

Employability

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…

News

Empower Mississippi welcomes Katie Elliott

Sep 10, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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

Education

Mississippi’s Ninth Charter School is Approved

Sep 9, 2019 · Elyse Marcellino

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

Education

MS Supreme Court rules in favor of public charter school funding

Sep 5, 2019 · Elyse Marcellino

Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of charter school funding,…

Education

Waitlisted Families to Receive ESAs

Jun 11, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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

Employability

Empower Mississippi Supports Fresh Start Act

Apr 15, 2019 · J. Robertson

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

Education

The ESA Program Is Working. Why Is It So Small?

Apr 9, 2019 · Elyse Marcellino

Just before the end of the 2019 legislative session, the state legislature…

Employability

The 2019 Criminal Justice Reform Bill: What’s in It?

Apr 1, 2019 · J. Robertson

The legislature passed a criminal justice reform bill this session. Here’s what’s…

Education

Legislature Creates Additional ESA Scholarships

Mar 29, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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