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    We must discover better ways to solve our most desperate problems, or we will never reach our goal of leading the nation in education.

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  • Mississippi First Education

    Mississippi is last when we should be first and first when we should be last. MSF is working to make Mississippi first.

Leaders in Policy. Excellence in Education.

Why Do We Need Reform?

Teen pregnancy in Mississippi costs taxpayers $155 million per year. That’s enough money to provide high-quality pre-K to 97% of Mississippi’s 4-year-olds.

Mississippi students rank among the last in the nation; this is true when comparing Mississippi’s poor students to other poor students as well as its non-poor students to other non-poor students.

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.

Resources

We are committed to producing and providing resources that help raise public awareness around key education reform issues in Mississippi.

These resources include MSF publications, best practices from around the country, and current research and data on our various education initiatives.

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From Our Blog

Mississippi First Hosts Capitol Day

March 3, 2015 by MacKenzie Stroh
Category: MSF Updates

MSF Releases New PreK Report about Mississippi

February 23, 2015 by MacKenzie Stroh

The Facts about How to Put on a Sock

January 29, 2015 by MacKenzie Stroh

What Common Core has in Common with Broccoli

January 26, 2015 by MacKenzie Stroh
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