Month: January 2013

The Truth About Student Achievement And What Top-performing Countries Do that We Don’t

Mississippi Achievement Improving Faster than U.S. Average There is a misconception that schools in the United States, and particularly in Mississippi, have not improved in recent years. In fact, schools in the U.S. have made steady improvement, and Mississippi’s improvement in student achievement has outpaced the national average. A recent Harvard study ranked Mississippi 13th in the nation …

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Mississippi Should Invest in Mississippi Building Blocks

Mississippi Building Blocks (MBB) provides a cost-effective way to address the lack of school readiness that plagues so many of our children and which contributes heavily to Mississippi’s low ranking in student achievement. Better still, it does so without creating an additional bureaucracy or adding another year of public school.   MBB works within the …

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