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Leader of Madison County Schools resigns abruptly

The leader of one of Mississippi’s largest school districts is resigning. The Madison County public school system sent a message to families on Wednesday saying that Kimber Halliburton has resigned effective immediately. The system says Halliburton is returning home to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue other opportunities and care for family members. The county school board has appointed Associate Superintendent Charlotte ...

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Madison County purchases old vo-tech building

CANTON — Madison County is paying $1.3 million for a 15-acre compound to house emergency management operations and local other services. The Madison County Journal reports is spending another $200,000 to fix up the buildings once used as a vocational-technical center by the Madison County School District. It also was used as the school district’s central office. County Administrator Mark ...

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Madison County voters could be asked to approve yet more bonds

CANTON — Madison County Superintendent Ronnie McGehee says the school system will likely ask voters to approve another bond issue within the next three years. McGehee tells the Madison County Journal by 2016, the need for another middle school, a separate 9th-grade building at Germantown High School or both will justify the cost. Germantown High School, which opened in 2010, ...

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Brown: People 'sick of hearing' about inadequate education funding

BILOXI — State education leaders said at a Mississippi Municipal League school funding forum that when the state doesn’t fully fund schools, the bill winds up being the problem of local governments. State Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, said people are “sick of hearing we don’t have the money to fully fund education,” adding that next year schools will be shorted ...

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