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Southern Echo releases 2 Color-Coded MAPS of Mississippi's House of Representatives and Senate Districts that illustrate: MAP 2016 MS House Districts with 2010 Black Voting Age Percentage  Black Voting Age Percentages…

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Southern Echo releases 2 Color-Coded MAPS of Mississippi School Districts that illustrate:
  • FY 2016 MAEP underfunding PER PUPIL in each school district; and
  • FY 2016 MAEP underfunding PER DISTRICT.
  • FY 2016 MAEP Amount that should have been allocated to each district if MAEP FULLY FUNDED
  • FY 2016 MAEP Amount each district lost because MAEP NOT FULLY FUNDED
Fiscal Year 2016 runs from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016, which is the current school year.

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Southern Echo is starting the New Year with excitement and hope as we position ourselves to make a major impact on equitable public education funding and policies; and, work to substantially reduce poverty in Mississippi. We find it appauling that the legislature and MDHS has taken measures to cut Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP benefits, for thousands of Mississippi’s most vulnerable households at a time when child hunger in MS is among the highest in the country and the state ranks #1 in child poverty. Here’s a snapshot of child poverty and food inequity In Mississippi.

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REGISTER HERE to join Albuquerque youth organizers Janelle Astorga Ramos (SouthWest Organizing Project) and Maya Quiñones for a conversation about the recent student walk-outs in New Mexico to protest the…

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On Thursday, February 19, 2015, Southern Echo and the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable released a new report "Explaining Student Disparity in Student Performance: Race, Class, Critical Teacher Shortage, Student Performance…

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