Mississippi is first in the Number of Children in Poverty
Mississippi is last in Median Household Income
Mississippi is first in the Number of People Incarcerated
Mississippi is last in the Number of High School Diplomas.
Mississippi is First in Obesity.
Mississippi is last in economic achievement.
Mississippi is First in Teen Birth Rate
Mississippi is Last in Educational Achievement.
If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times: teacher quality really, really matters in pre-K. We’ve been beating this horse to death ever since our first-ever Capitol briefing last summer on pre-K. This new report by Pre-K Now summarizes the existing research…
After the announcement of winners today, the U.S. Department of Education released the scores and comments of Round 1 applicants. The scoring sheets indicate that if the Department had awarded grants to the top 5 states, the other three winners would have been Georgia, Florida,…