Addressing educational acheivement in Mississippi

Sunday, June 03, 2007

The CREATE Foundation in Northern Mississippi is another region that is starting to take on the issue of worker and skill shortages. Last week, they heard from Jim Clinton, head of the Southern Growth Policies Board. Read more.

Equally impressive, we are seeing an increasing number of education leaders recognizing that the challenge belongs to civic leaders across the community.

As Mississippi's superintendent noted in the article, “We can no longer function in silos, we must join hands. We can only solve these issues by working together. Schools alone cannot improve student achievement.”

posted by Ed Morrison |

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