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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…


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,…


Waitlisted Families to Receive ESAs

Jun 11, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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


Empower Mississippi Supports Fresh Start Act

Apr 15, 2019 · J. Robertson

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


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…


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…


Legislature Creates Additional ESA Scholarships

Mar 29, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

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


Legislature Passes Criminal Justice Reform Act of 2019

Mar 28, 2019 · J. Robertson

Today the Mississippi Legislature passed HB 1352, the Criminal Justice Reform Act…


Program Aims to Equip Those Incarcerated Upon Release

Mar 25, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

Broken is a series that highlights broken pieces of our criminal justice…

Education, Your Story

The Byrds: The System Is Not Working for Our Daughter

Mar 18, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

“Being born with a disability should not mean you have to pay…


Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Mar 13, 2019 · J. Robertson

Today the Mississippi Senate passed HB 1352, the Criminal Justice Reform Act….

Education, Your Story

Students Benefit from ESA Program

Mar 4, 2019 · Joanna Holbert

Families of children with special needs know all too well the stresses…