Education Savings Accounts Now Available

Education Scholarship Account (ESAs) Now Available in Mississippi The newly created Education Scholarship Account (ESA) program is now accepting applications from parents of special needs' students who have had an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) over the last 18 months. The…

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MCPP Celebrates Passage Of Charter School Legislation

MCPP Celebrates Passage of Charter School Legislation

This morning, the Senate passed the conference report on charter schools by a vote of 34-18, which sends the measure to the governor for his signature. The House approved the conference report yesterday by a vote of 62-56. This is far from a perfect bill, but it is a good start and will give some Mississippi children an opportunity to receive a quality education that they would not have had otherwise. In politics,

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Summary of Research on Pre-K

Summary: Research on State-Funded Pre-K: Does it work? What does the research really say?

Advocates of government funded Pre-K claim "study after study shows that the sooner a child begins learning, the better he or she does down the road" and that "five decades of rigorous research have shown that high-quality Pre-K has large and lasting effects."

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