October 28, 2020

Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Author at Magnolia State Live

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Hungry children in Mississippi might be missing out on free after-school supper program

Mississippi’s participation rate in a federally funded after-school supper program is one of the lowest in the nation. Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Monday, April 2, 2018 2:50 pm

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The number of Mississippi students taking and passing AP exams hit an all-time high in 2017

More students than ever before took college-level exams last year, but percentage passing still trails other states Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:01 am

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Mississippians want more education spending, according to a new poll

Mississippi’s poll numbers closely followed the average for all Southern states, with 74 percent of voters recognizing a difference in the quality of education in ... Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Friday, February 16, 2018 11:43 am

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Ole Miss tops list of flagship universities leaving in-state black students behind

Most sought-after public universities often don’t reflect their state populations, with the University of Mississippi topping the list. Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:48 am

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How one Mississippi elementary school improved to an A rating

Focus on attendance, instructional time, led to improvement Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:34 am

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Mississippi gets an F for weak regulatory oversight of its for-profit colleges

Experts say lack of oversight can lead to poor outcomes for students Read more

by Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report, Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:26 am