Jieun Baek, Researcher @ Harvard | Parlio community manager
Governor Barbour, thank you so much for taking our questions. If Hurricane Katrina did not take place, and you had the option to channel the time and money to direct elsewhere, what are some other political, social, and economic priorities that you would like to have focused on?
If your question is, “What would I have done to help Mississippi?”, the answer is I would have put the resources primarily into economic development: from workforce skills training to infrastructure, to education more broadly, but particularly K-3 reading as well as an accelerated secondary achievement and post-secondary. Continue reading...