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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

public education

Approving an initiative can be a challenge

Editor Don Whitten tries to explain the initiative process and requirements in Mississippi by making a comparison to a bill that would make the Monday after the Super Bowl a federal holiday. (February 4, 2015, Page 4A)

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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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      Taking a look at AG, charter schools in state

      Local columnist T.J. Ray writes about the state’s attorney general and public education and looks at changes being made by the state Legislature. (February 27, 2012, Page 4A)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Flora A. Caldwell writes to give a little background on why February is Black History Month while Gene Hays writes to say that Republicans are just as concerned about public education in Mississippi as anyone. (February 27, 2012, Page 4A)

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          Public charter schools give parents choice

          Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves writes a guest column talking about charter schools and what they can offer to students, families and school districts in the state. (February 20, 2012, Page 4A)

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