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Education and Workforce Development Feature

School Climate Should Support Student Achievement

April 20th, 2017

Reforming discipline practices to support good behavior and address underlying […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Income-Based Plans take the Bite out of Student Loan Repayment

April 13th, 2017

High default and delinquency rates plus low annual incomes make […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Cuts Remain a Challenge for State Budget as Legislative Session Ends

April 11th, 2017

The 2017 legislative session has ended with another year of […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Student Loans: Women More Likely to Struggle to Repay

March 29th, 2017

Women student debtors – and especially women of color – […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

ACA Repeal Carries Negative Consequences for Mid South Residents

March 23rd, 2017

A new brief released today finds that, in 2015, more […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Everyone Pays Taxes, Including Undocumented Immigrants

March 21st, 2017

According to a new report by the Institute on Taxation […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Budget Update: What You Need to Know About 2018 Mississippi Budget

March 13th, 2017

While still dealing with the current year’s budget crisis, lawmakers […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Chronic Absenteeism: A Student Success Indicator under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

March 7th, 2017

Good attendance is a strong predictor of student success that […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

America Saves Week 2017: Set a Goal. Make a Plan. Save Automatically.

March 1st, 2017

This week is America Saves Week, an annual opportunity for […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Sluggish Revenue Collections and Tax Cuts = Budget Crisis

February 28th, 2017

Mississippi is currently experiencing a budget crisis with sluggish tax […]

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