Miss. Governor Seeks Preschools, Strong Attendance Laws

Walton, Susan
December 1981
Education Week;12/14/1981, Vol. 1 Issue 14, p6
The article reports on the proposal for educational reform initiated by Mississippi Governor William F. Winter due to the country's educational system deficiency. Governor Winter focused on getting two measures through the legislature such as to provide a state sponsored kindergarten system and to provide a compulsory-school-attendance law. He believes that these two measures is essential initial steps in improving both Mississippi's educational system and state's prospects for economic growth.


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