Board votes for emergency declaration for two school systems
Published: September 13,2013
AROUND MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi state Board of Education is seeking to take over the Claiborne County and Leflore County school districts, but will grant the Yazoo City system a reprieve.
The board voted this morning to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to declare states of emergency in Claiborne and Leflore.
The move would mean that the state would remove superintendents and school boards in the district and appoint a conservator to run them.
Under an agreement with Yazoo City, the district would lose accreditation and the state would appoint consultants to oversee improvements. However, the district would maintain local control and would get until March 2014 to remedy its problems.
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