MCSAB Looking for Deputy Director

The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board (MCSAB) is looking for a Deputy Director. MCSAB is the state’s sole charter school authorizer. It is dedicated to increasing access to excellent public schools by authorizing high-quality charter schools, particularly schools designed to expand opportunities for underserved students….

MYCouncil Application 2017

The 2017-2018 MYCouncil application process closed on June 1, 2017. We are no longer accepting applications. The Mississippi Youth Council (MYCouncil) is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Mississippi Youth Council (MYCouncil). MYCouncil is made up of 10 youth from across Mississippi that support and promote…

Mississippi First Releases Video to Explain the 27% Rule

EdBuild recommended eliminating the 27% rule as part of the funding re-write. Do you know what the 27% rule is, and who it benefits? You may be surprised. Watch this video to learn. [Editor’s note: This video looks at how the 27% rule affects school…

Use of Mississippi First name as Congressional Campaign Slogan

It has come to our attention that a candidate for Congress in Mississippi’s first congressional district is using the name “Mississippi First” as part of his campaign. Mississippi First is a non-partisan, non-profit that champions transformative policy solutions ensuring educational excellence for every Mississippi child. We abide by…