On June 15, 2017, Mississippi Organizations across the Delta in particular the MS Delta Catalyst Roundtable and Southern Echo; along with our Dignity in Schools (DSC) partners from Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Louisiana, and New Jersey held a press conference after attending Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) ESSA Plan presentation to the State Board of Education for approval of its ESSA Comprehensive State Plan.

Returning ‘Dignity’ to Public Schools

Local Dignity in Schools campaign organizers called on state education officials to prioritize root causes of the state's achievement gaps in June, as the board approved the state's Every Student Succeeds Act draft plan inside.
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