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Senate passes bill to consolidate Delta county schools

SUNFLOWER COUNTY — Legislation to consolidate administrations of three Sunflower County school districts passed the Mississippi Senate yesterday. The measure is the first item from Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves’ legislative agenda to be considered by the Senate. Senate Bill 2330 combines the administrations of Drew, Sunflower and Indianola school districts, which are currently under conservatorship at the state Department of ...

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School takeover has yielded positives

OKOLONA — Some students and teachers say the state takeover of the Okolona School District two months ago was a wake-up call that has motivated academic performance, a newspaper reported. Mike Vinson, former school superintendent in Rankin County and Tupelo, was placed as the conservator of the 650-student district plagued by accreditation violations, poor academic performance and financial problems. Vinson ...

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