Pre-K classes in Gulfport School District begin in August

Four elementary schools in the Gulfport School District are getting ready to welcome toddlers to the classroom! The district is working with MSU’s Head Start Program to allow Gulfport parents and their young kids the opportunity to attend a preschool…

Mississippi Ranks High in Early Learning Quality

Mississippi’s early learning collaboratives have been rated among the top five in the nation for quality standards. Public pre-k began in 2013 when the legislature passed the early learning collaborative act, providing free pre-kindergarten to local communities throughout Mississippi. While…

Building Blocks of Pre-K Funding: Part I

Education funding is a big topic in the legislature this year, and while most funding is going towards k - 12, more people are advocating for early childhood education funding.