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School superintendent turns down 'Excellence for All' funding

GREENWOOD — School superintendent Montrell Greene has declined $50,000 in to facilitate a national “Excellence for All” initiative in Greenwood. It was money awarded to the district last year. The program aims to give students more than one path to graduation, and in some cases it allows them to begin college-level courses while in high school. Greenwood was one of ...

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School superintendent terminated after party funds, travel questions

COLUMBUS — City schools superintendent Martha Liddell has been fired. The action came in a 3-2 vote of the Columbus school board. No interim superintendent was named. Controversy has surrounded Liddell after questions were raised about her use of district funds and personnel for a private party and excessive travel. Liddell had said she reimbursed the school district and had ...

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Bill passes that would end electing school superintendents

JACKSON — State senators want to end the election of local school superintendents, raise the requirements for becoming a teacher and limit the state’s ability to take over schools in Mississippi. The state Senate has passed bills to do all three. Each bill goes to the House for more debate. Meanwhile, the House passed a bill that would require the ...

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