Mississippi has one of the lowest graduation rates in the nation with 75-percent of students receiving a high school diploma. That's according to the state Department of Education.
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Sep. 29, 2014 • Parent-Teacher Communication Could Raise Miss. Graduation Rates
Sep. 18, 2014 • Program will pay parents to volunteer in classroom
Parents who want to play a larger role in their child's education could soon be given a financial incentive to volunteer in the classroom.
Sep. 17, 2014 • Chiquita Jones – Making Education a Community Effort
Chiquita Jones is the modern day Fannie Lou Hamer of education in Philadelphia, Mississippi. “In the 2011 Parent Leadership Institute, which was the first class in East Mississippi,