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Board approves plan to delay cuts in sports/activities at troubled schools

JACKSON — Cuts to sports and activities at schools districts that lose state accreditation would be delayed under a plan approved yesterday by the Mississippi Board of Education. The proposed change received no remarks during a public comment period. But board members Johnny Franklin of Bolton and Danny Spreitler of Amory voted against it. The […] [...]

Board wants to roll back troubled schools’ sports penalties

JACKSON — Mississippi’s state Board of Education is making another move toward rolling back penalties that strip troubled school districts of their ability to compete in high school sports and other activities. The board is seeking public comment on a proposal that would give a district that loses state accreditation a year to remedy problems […] [...]

Governor’s State of the State draws mixed reactions

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Reactions are mixed to Gov. Phil Bryant’s State of the State Address given yesterday. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, a Republican from Jackson, noted that Bryant used a quote by the late President Ronald Reagan (“tear down this wall”) when talking about open enrollment, letting children cross into other public school districts: […] [...]

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