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Southern Echo Releases New Analysis for 2018 Legislative Session

 

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The 2018 MS Legislative Session has begun and we are confronted with the remnants of last year’s session. Specifically, we are moving into 2018 with the uneasy feeling that MAEP has remained on the table along with: alternative …

EdBuild First Impressions

school-funding 2On Monday, January 16, 2017, the CEO of EdBuild presented to the Mississippi Legislature its recommendations on how best to dismantle the current funding mechanisms for public education in the state. EdBuild’s full report on the current funding mechanisms and …

More Data on Extent of 3rd Graders Reading below Grade Level in All Districts

Comer Workshop October 13, 2014 – Southern Echo has put together in spreadsheets some more available data on the reading literacy dilemma confronting all of Mississippi’s public school districts.

Echo has also revised it’s spreadsheet on “A” ranked districts because it did …

Reading Literacy: A Fundamental Right Too Long Denied in Mississippi

Comer Workshop Southern Echo releases a new Brown Paper on the 2013 Mississippi Literacy-Based Promotion Act. The paper contains both a brief historical analysis of where we have been, where we are, and where we need to go, and a detailed provision-by-provision …

MS Charter School Authorization Board Meets Without Authority to Act

2013 DSC Week of Action

New MS Charter School Authorization Board meets, Nominees not ratified, Board without authority to proceed

On Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 the new MS Charter School Authorizer Board, created by House Bill 369 during the 2013 legislative session, held its …