Posted inEarly Education, Elementary to High School, Mississippi, Opinion, The South

High-quality early-childhood education can help Mississippi narrow its achievement gap

As an outsider, I would never tell Mississippians how to run their state and public education system. But as a native Tennessean—that makes me a neighbor and fellow Southerner—and a researcher on the achievement gap, I’d ask my friends in the Magnolia State (and in the 10 other states that do not offer public pre-K […]