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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Education funding

Letters to the Editor

Cristen Hemmins writes to say that Gov. Phil Bryant should be as concerned, or more, about helping all public schools kids as he has been about special needs children, while Rohini Patel writes to say that we need to look at inner beauty more than the changing illusion of outer appearances. (April 10, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Members of the Oxford School Board write give their impressions of impending bills in the state Legislature and to urge citizens to contact their legislators to vote No on HB 765 and SB2325 and to amend HB 1476. (March 3, 2014, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Johnny W. Lott writes to stress the importance of education and to urge state lawmakers to use rainy day funds to deal with the underfunding issue in Mississippi. (February 21, 2014, Page 4A)

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        Who should decide about consolidation?

        There’s a “dirty” word going around the state when it comes to education issues – “consolidation.” Editor Don Whitten takes a look at how the state Legislature is dealing with consolidation as well as different considerations for different school districts. (February 19, 2014, Page 4)

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          Let’s communicate about education

          Editor Don Whitten points out inconsistencies in what lawmakers, educators and parents think is best for our children and schools – for example, in whether to decrease, increase of keep the amount of time at school – and urges them to communicate better with one another. (February 5, 2014, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Anne Steel writes to say that one of the keys to improving education in Mississippi is to fully fund the Mississiappi Adequate Education Program (MAEP). (February 3, 2014, Page 4)

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              Local representative takes look at Medicaid expansion

              Brad Mayo, who represents Oxford and District 12 in the Mississippi House of Representatives, answers some questions and expresses some concerns about Medicaid expansion and costs in a guest column. (May 23, 2013, Page 4)

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                Letters to the Editor

                Members of the Oxford School Board write to explain their position, preferences and concerns when it comes to pending charter school legislation in Mississippi. (March 29, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  Letters to the Editor

                  Syl Moorhead takes a closer look at charter schools and points out some questions to be answered and problems to be worked out before they become widespread. (January 24, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Private funding getting more crucial in higher ed

                    The biggest challenge facing colleges and universities everywhere is simple: funding. Editor Don Whitten looks at how funding has changed over the years and shares some of University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones’ insights on how private funding is becoming more important in higher education. (May 2, 2012, Page 4)

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