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The 2019-2020 Education Achievement Council Report Card for Jackson State University has been posted online at the following link: www.JSUMS.edu/EAC.

The report card shows the progress that has been made toward the institution’s educational goals including student enrollment, degrees awarded, retention, research and other variables. During the 2019-2020 year, Jackson State saw an increase in external research dollars totaling $54.4 million. More than 90 percent (90.6%) of JSU’s external research comes from federal sources.

Additionally, the Education Achievement Council Report Cards for the universities have been posted online at the following link: www.mississippi.edu/eac/. The report cards include university-specific information, along with system-level data. Archived reports from previous years are also available online.

The council was established by the Mississippi Legislature during the 2010 regular session to establish education achievement goals for the state, monitor and report on the state’s progress toward these goals, and prepare an annual report card compiled from the annual reports submitted by each state institution of higher learning and community college in the state.

The Mississippi Education Achievement Council consists of representatives of the Mississippi Legislature, the Governor’s Office, the State Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippi’s Community Colleges, the Mississippi State Board of Education, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health, and the Mississippi Economic Council.

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Media Contact: Alonda Thomas, alonda.thomas@jsums.edu