Why Isn’t Open Enrollment More Open in Mississippi?

Mar 26, 2020 · Elyse Marcellino

While the Coronavirus is a major concern for people around the state…

Employability, News

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Worsen Mississippi’s Prison Crisis 

Mar 25, 2020 · J. Robertson

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic could dramatically exacerbate Mississippi’s prison crisis. State and…


Expanded Virtual Learning Has Always Been Needed In Mississippi

Mar 24, 2020 · Elyse Marcellino

With the closure of Mississippi public schools through April 17 and private…


Have You Received an ESA?

Mar 3, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

Sign the petition to support second chances

Feb 28, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

Mississippi has the third highest incarceration rate in the country.  Our prisons…

Education, News

Senate Amends ESA Bill

Feb 27, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

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

Education, News

Proposed legislation could kick hundreds of children with special needs out of their schools

Feb 25, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

Hundreds of children with special needs all over the state are at…

Employability, Your Story

Robert St. John: ‘Drug treatment and drug courts are methods that have been proven to be effective.’

Feb 18, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

“As an employer for the past 32 years, we have hired hundreds…

Education, Your Story

Save Our ESA: ‘Families depend on it.’

Feb 12, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

“I don’t want to think of what Landon’s life might look like…

Employability, News

Number of Mississippians Working is the Lowest in the Country

Feb 10, 2020 · J. Robertson

New data released by the federal government shows that Mississippi’s Employment Rate…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff (Part Two): ‘They need a brand new life and I’m going to help them’

Feb 5, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

“It breaks my heart to see the talent we have in this…

Employability, Your Story

Rankin County Sheriff: Helping Inmates Find Success

Jan 29, 2020 · Joanna Holbert

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