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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 before losing half its games ...

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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: “It’s the same things he ...

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