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(VIDEO) Business group launches charter school push as foes raise privatization fears

January 7, 2013

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A lineup of high-profile Mississippi business people gathered at the Capitol Monday to launch a campaign to bring charter schools to every school district in Mississippi – provided the parents in the districts want them. Mississippians overwhelmingly support widespread creation of charter schools as a remedy to the many ails of the state’s public schools, […]

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Parents Campaign chief challenges accuracy of school ‘dropout factories’ report

October 3, 2012

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Nancy Loome, executive director of the education advocacy group The Parents Campaign, says she has set the record straight about a claim by the Center for Public Policy that dozens of Mississippi high schools have become “dropout factories.” Many of the schools named in the report were erroneously identified as having excessive dropout rates, Loom […]

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