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Why Do We Need Reform?

Mississippi students deserve access to excellent public schools.

Education Policy

We believe education reform is the most pressing public problem facing Mississippians. Over the years, Mississippi First has made great strides in education reform in Mississippi and will continue to for years to come.

Mississippi First Board Book

We are often asked to make recommendations for a variety of education-related board or commission positions across the state. In an effort to grow and diversify our list of candidates, we are developing the Mississippi First Board Book that we can use to recommend high-quality board candidates to nonprofits and policymakers.

From Our Blog

Public Charter School Survey Findings Released

October 11, 2019 by MacKenzie Stroh

School Grades: A Few Pointers (Cont.)

September 19, 2019 by MacKenzie Stroh
Category: Implementation

School Grades: A Few Pointers

September 18, 2019 by MacKenzie Stroh
Category: Education News

Mississippi First Statement on the Charter School Lawsuit Victory

September 6, 2019 by MacKenzie Stroh
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