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MSU dean: Low expectations are the enemy

Education and economic development go together “hand in glove,” says Dr. Richard Blackbourn, dean of education at Mississippi State University. “Business and industry rely on a well-educated/trained workforce to succeed,” Blackbourn said. “Obviously, the willingness of business to locate in a community has a great impact on the local tax base. Of additional importance is the ability of business to ...

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