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Are we going to stop paying attention to public education?

Local columnist T.J. Ray, after taking a closer look at Senate Bill 2189, expresses concerns about charter schools’ accountability in Mississippi and wonders if it signals an overall tendency to stop paying full attention to public education in the state. (February 22, 2013, Page 4A)

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    Junior’s Dead!

    Local columnist Jimmy Reed wonders how some of us make it to adulthood as he recalls his attempts at flying like Superman with the assistance of a bed sheet and a tall barn. (February 19, 2013, Page 4)

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      Knowledge generation

      Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at education today and worries about too many children not developing skills in thinking and problem solving. (February 12, 2013, Page 4)

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        Valentine Story

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed tells the story of Andrew and Alice – an eternal and inspirational Valentine story. (February 12, 2013, Page 4)

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          Press sayings part of everyday language

          Ever wonder where we got terms such as “lower case,” “upper case,” “fit to print,” “get the lead out,” “make a good impression,” et cetera? Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about where they came from – the old days of real printing presses. (February 5, 2013, Page 4)

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            Neither Of Us Fished

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates the story of a would-be crappie fishing trip that never happened. (February 5, 2013, Page 4)

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              Chippie’s Demise

              Brotherly advice, local columnist Jimmy Reed writes, might be more often ignored than taken. He relates a story involving his brother and a chipmunk that didn’t want to become a pet. (January 29, 2013, Page 4)

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                History Repeating Itself

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about gun control, saying that the ultimate goal of gun control is total power over the people. (January 22, 2013, Page 4)

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                  It’s Awfully Hot Down Here

                  The purpose of education, most agree, is to gain the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently – and accurately and correctly. Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates a story one of his students wrote that shows the importance of all of those factors in communication. (January 15, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Governmental dementia

                    If our government underwent a psychiatric investigation, what would be the diagnosis? Local columnist T.J. Ray, citing several examples, said it would probably be utter insanity or certainly dementia. (January 14, 2013, Page 4)

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