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Improving Mississippi's education system to reduce crime

Mississippi faced a budget shortfall in 2016, resulting in cuts to education funding for the eighth year in a row. As a result, Mississippi schools will have fewer resources to boost student achievement and graduation rates―which are the lowest in the country. Our members in Mississippi are informing state lawmakers that such outcomes can be avoided with evidence-based approaches to education, such as high-quality preschool programs and school safety policies that reduce suspensions.

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September 12, 2016

2016 Citizen-Readiness Index Infographic

New data indicates that too many young adults in the United States are unprepared for the workforce, unqualified for military service, or involved in crime.

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  1. March 15, 2016

    How is My Kid Doing?

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