Motivation To Graduation Dropout Prevention Forum

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Mississippi Edition: Wednesday, May 30th

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On today's show: Hear from Republican candidates running for Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District House seat. And, find out what the state's business community wants in it's next generation employees. Then, the FBI is warning all young Mississippians to think before posting online. Details on a new safety campaign.

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Fix It 101: Women in Construction

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The Moore Community House Women in Construction Program is helping meet the industry's demand for a trained workforce. Program director, Julie Kuklinski and Simone Agee join the handyman hangout and talk about the success of the Biloxi based program.

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Legislators hold a hearing to learn more about funding childcare

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A Mississippi lawmaker say it's time to make low-income childcare a top priority in the state. As MPB's Desare Frazier reports, he's calling on lawmakers and state agencies to address the issues.

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Teen Births More Common in the Mississippi Delta

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Teenage girls living in the Delta are more likely to get pregnant than those in the rest of the state, according to a recent analysis.

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Student Documentaries to Screen at Film Festival

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Film festival chooses to screen student films at the upcoming Crossroads Film Festival in April 2018

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Employment Bill with Equal Pay Provision Attached Raises Concerns

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A House bill applauded for its attempt to make equal pay a state law is facing some criticism for its other impacts on Mississippi communities.

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Mississippi Edition: Thursday, February 1st

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On today's show: Find out why some lawmakers say it could be another year before Mississippi has a state lottery. Then, we'll hear from a group of students at an inner-city high school changing stereotypes with a mind game. And in our book club, it's award-winning author Colson Whitehead on his novel, The Underground Railroad.

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Youth Media Students Produce Documentaries

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The Mississippi Youth Media Project, Mississippi Public Broadcasting's partner in dropout prevention, recently finished its summer intensive program. The program worked with 29 students ages 14 to 18 from 12 schools in central Mississippi.

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Youth Media Project Students Finish Summer Program

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The Mississippi Youth Media Project, Mississippi Public Broadcasting's partner in dropout prevention, recently finished the summer intensive program. The program worked with 29 students ages 14 to 18 from 12 schools in central Mississippi.

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Youth Media Project Students Focus on Digital Storytelling

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The MPB Education team has been busy training central Mississippi teens alongside its newest partner in dropout prevention, the Mississippi Youth Media Project.

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