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No charter schools likely this fall as board runs out of time

JACKSON — It’s unlikely that students will attend charter schools in Mississippi in August 2014. Members of the new charter school board say there’s not enough time to complete applications, approve them and set up schools by next fall. In a meeting yesterday, the Charter School Authorizer Board left open the possibility that some well-prepared applicants could be allowed to ...

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Public Works director suspended, ordered into anger management counseling

OCEAN SPRINGS — Public Works director Andre Kaufman has been suspended for three days without pay, ordered to attend anger management counseling and placed on six months’ probation by the mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Sun Herald reported that Mayor Connie Moran and the board met about three hours behind closed doors Wednesday to discuss action against Kaufman. Moran ...

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Board chooses Coleman-Potter

The Ocean Springs School Board has selected Bonita Coleman-Potter, an educator from Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland, as the new superintendent of education. School board president Sharon Walker tells The Mississippi Press Coleman-Potter is a Mississippi native who wants to return home. Coleman-Potter is currently the deputy superintendent at the Prince George’s County Public Schools, a district with ...

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