Lisa Long will lead Project ECHO RDH. The project received $800,000 in funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration. Read more at https://bit.ly/3smm9je.
Dr. Megan Stubbs-Richardson, Lauren Brown, MacKenzie Paul, and Dr. Devon Brenner released the Artificial Intelligence Applications for Social Science Research database. Learn more and access at https://bit.ly/3uctdzG.
Dr. Devon Brenner was co-editor of the rural education special issue of the Peabody Journal of Education. Read at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/hpje20/98/4.
The Mississippi Learning Investment For Tomorrow Summit, hosted by the Preschool Development Grant team, was held at the SSRC on Sept. 27-28. PDG team members who attended include Laure Bell, Dr. Heather Hanna, Tockie Hemphill, Callie Poole, and Dr. Mary Read-Wahidi. SSRC members are providing support for strategic planning and evaluation of the $30 million, three-year grant administered to the Mississippi Department of Human Services to improve access to high-quality early care and education programs. Other PDG partners include the Mississippi Department of Education, the Mississippi Early Childhood Inclusion Center, and the Children's Foundation of Mississippi.