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Rankin County Sheriff: Helping Inmates Find Success

Jan 29, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

Rankin County Sheriff Bryan Bailey has adopted a new approach when it…


2020 School Choice Celebration Transcript

Jan 29, 2020 · Grant Callen

NOTE: These are the remarks given by Grant Callen at the National…

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Governor Tate Reeves on Prison Reform

Jan 27, 2020 · J. Robertson

On Monday afternoon, newly inaugurated Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves delivered his State…


School choice is also about listening to teachers and advocating for them

Jan 26, 2020 · Grant Callen

NOTE: This column was published in the Clarion Ledger on January 26,…

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…

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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…

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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…