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Siemens Performance Contract

The city of Jackson's $91 million energy performance contract with Siemens.

Raftelis Siemens Guarantee

Raftelis Financial Consultants' review of the Siemens performance guarantee.

What Is The School-to-Prison Pipeline?

The American Civil Liberties Union examines the school-to-prison pipeline.

U.S. Department of Justice Complaint Against Meridian

The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the City of Meridian for its involvement in a school-to-prison pipeline.

NSBA Policy Guide

The National School Board Association looks at the effects of out-of-school suspension and recommends that school boards help eliminate suspension in its schools.

Zero Tolerance Practices, Policies and Paradigms in the State of Mississippi

The Children's Defense Fund researched zero tolerance school policies in Mississippi and compiled its findings.

Testing, Crime and Punishment

"Testing, Crime and Punishment" looks at the correlation between suspension and high-stakes testing.

Are We Closing The Discipline Gap?

UCLA's Civil Rights Project released a February 2015 report showing school suspension disparity across the country.

1-Percent Tax Infrastructure Master Plan

"An Integrated Plan for Sustainable Infrastructure Improvements and Regulatory Compliance."

EJI Lynching Report, 2015

Researchers from the Montgomery, Ala.-based Equal Justice Initiative spent four years throughout Deep South states where lynching was most prevalent—Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia —combing through local newspapers, historical archives and court records. EJI also interviewed local historians, survivors, and the families of victims.

MS Attorney General/Bureau of Victim Assistance Training

From the press release: TO: Amy Walker FAX: 601-576-4445 Space is limited. Attendees will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis. One registration form per attendee. Please return a completed form by January 29, 2015 to the above fax number to Amy Walker, MS Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Victim Assistance. After submitting a Registration Form, we request that you contact Amy Walker 1-800-829-6766 should you be unable to attend. You should receive a confirmation that you have been enrolled in the training.

New Budget Model

Mississippi will use performance-based budgeting starting this year.

EPA report Greening Jackson

The federal "Greening America's Capitols" project provided a plan to Jackson on how to help improve its green space.

Espy Calls For Body Cameras

Rep. Chuck Espy, D-Clarksdale, announces his intent to propose body camera legislation in the 2015 session.

Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, 2014

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves' order overturning Mississippi's same-sex marriage ban, handed down Nov. 26, 2014.

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