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 Lauren Cochran gets acquainted with her classroom with the help of her teacher Ellen Anderson on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Mississippi Department of Education released data of kindergarten readiness on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Lauren Cochran gets acquainted with her classroom with the help of her teacher Ellen Anderson on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Mississippi Department of Education released data of kindergarten readiness on Thursday, June 16, 2016. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Lauren Cochran gets acquainted with her classroom with the help of her teacher Ellen Anderson on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Mississippi Department of Education released data of kindergarten readiness on Thursday, June 16, 2016. AMANDA McCOY SUN HERALD