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This week, the Mississippi legislature will make a big decision about special needs children in the state.
About a dozen professionals representing a variety of careers involving wheels spoke to students about the career options that don't involve sitting behind a desk.
For healthcare students, getting trained to deal with trauma situations is critical, and sometimes sitting in a classroom just isn't enough.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (M.G.C.C.C.) enrolls more than 12% of the total number of community college students in the state and its two year completion rates are almost 3% higher than the state average.
One local grass roots effort called Fed Up with 50th is calling for the state legislature to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (M.A.E.P.)
While often, Mississippi tends to fall behind in education, we are among one of only a handful of states addressing an issue often overlooked: students not attending school.
The Gulf Coast can look forward to seeing $200,000 going toward local education and cultural programs.
Mississippi is generally last on many lists and unfortunately, education is one of them.
The Gulf Coast can now look forward to seeing $200,000 going towards their local educational and cultural programs.
News 25 sat down with Everson to talk about the issues affecting south Mississippians most: the military, education, and unemployment.