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Saturday, April 25, 2015

Education

State officials still can’t settle Common Core

Republicans passed a bill to, supposedly, end Common Core once and for all. But the bill didn’t satisfy Gov. Phil Bryant because of some details added and some left out, and he vetoed the bill Thursday. We urge our lawmakers to settle this issue — keep Common Core and move on or drop it and get a replacement and move on. (April 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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    Who to vote for … who to vote for

    Local columnist T.J. Ray is looking over his options as far as voting in upcoming elections, and he’s wondering about candidates from both major parties. (April 24, 2015, Page 4A)

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      Power, duties of IHL need changing

      The duties and powers of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning are both simple and complex. However, with changing times, it appears that it’s time to re-evaluate some of those powers and duties and pass them along to the individual schools and universities. (April 20, 2015, Page 4)

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        University valuable part of LOU community

        Sometimes we in the LOU community take for granted how much the U means to the L and O. A visit by a university professor and some of his students to a couple of classes at Oxford Elementary School last week show how much the two can benefit from one another. (April 19, 2015, Page 4A)

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          Let’s get every school a literacy coach, more assistants

          It’s good news to hear from the Mississippi Department of Education that 78 literacy coaches have been added for schools around the state. It would be great news if we could hear that every elementary school had its needs met with these reading coaches as well as with helpful teacher assistants. (April 17, 2015, Page 4A)

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            Computer use needs more evaluation

            Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at computer use by students in schools and suggests that more evaluation is needed about how much it helps and how it affects students’ learning. (April 17, 2015, Page 4A)

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              Celebrating one of the neatest places to visit

              One of the places most of us visit early and life and for the rest of our lives — the library — is being honored this week as we celebrate National Library Week. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at all the local public library has to offer as well as memories of other libraries. (April 15, 2015, Page 4A)

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                Shipman win levels playing field in voting for initiative

                We commend Oxford’s Adrian Shipman for her courage and resourcefulness in standing up for Initiative 42, and feel that her victory in court should serve to make the options a bit clearer to Mississippi voters this fall. (April 8, 2015, Page 4A)

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                  UM family should listen to their leader

                  University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones, in a letter and news conference last week, urged Ole Miss faculty, staff, students and alumni to follow the school’s creed as the future brings about change. We echo those words of a true leader at the university. (April 6, 2015, Page 4)

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                    Oxford’s newest university teaching garage band 101

                    Roxford University, a school to introduce budding musicians to the concert scene, is gearing up for its first semester on April 6. (April 2, 2015, Page 5)

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