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Mississippi Learning Institute at JSU receives grant

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Mississippi Learning Institute at Jackson State University received a big financial shot in the arm Monday.

The institute received a $700,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

The announcement was made during a press conference Monday morning at Emmalee Isabele Elementary School.

The grant money will be used for a two-year "Parents as Teachers" project that helps parents prepare their children for public school.

Mississippi Learning Institute has the only nationally recognized public school-university partnership in the state.

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