Posts tagged education
Do Mississippians disagree? Well, yeah, but not on funding public schools.

As Mississippians head to the polls Aug. 6 for primaries, they remain split on who has the best football team, who has the best barbecue and even if the state is headed in the right direction — but nearly 70 percent of them believe public schools deserve more funding.

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63 years after Brown, segregated classrooms persist in one Mississippi school district

BROOKHAVEN — More than six decades after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled segregated schools unconstitutional, one Mississippi school district has largely segregated classrooms — some all-black, some majority white.

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