MS becomes the next WISE State

Mississippi becomes the next WISE State for their work on CHART Mississippi First is proud to announce the state of Mississippi has been named as the next WISE (Working to Institutionalize Sex Education) state. The WISE Initiative was launched in 2009 as a way to…

MSF Monthly Update

A monthly bulletin of news and analysis from Mississippi First IN THIS EDITION: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NOTE CHARTER SCHOOLS CHART INITIATIVE PRE KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL TURNAROUND EDUCATION AROUND THE STATE ___________________________________________________________ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NOTE A quick update about MSF Welcome to the re-designed Mississippi First monthly newsletter!…

Charter Schools: Authorizing Board Nominations Complete

Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has announced his three nominees for the Public Charter School Authorizing Board.  With these nominations, all seven seats on Mississippi’s lone charter school authorizer have been filled, pending Senate approval.  Other nominations were made by Governor Bryant (3 nominations) and State…

MSF Launches New Pre-K Page

With a new pre-K law now in place, Mississippi First has updated its resource page to provide info about the implementation of our new state-funded program.