Delbert Hosemann, the odds-on-favorite to be Mississippi’s next lieutenant governor, has an idea that he thinks can be sold to the public and to lawmakers as a way to raise more money for the desperately needed repairs to the state’s roads and bridges.
No one should be shocked by the high failure rate on Mississippi’s third-grade reading test this year.
The only thing shocking is that the state’s educators did not better prepare the public for what they knew was coming.
Sam Howell, the director of the Mississippi Crime Lab, tries to sound understanding of the funding shortages that have slowed his facility to a crawl in getting its work done.
The state’s coroners are not so charitable.
At Georgetown University, all students are required to take a smattering of liberal arts courses. The academic regimen is designed to enhance the students’ critical-thinking and writing skills and ensure that they are intellectually well-rounded.
When Betsy DeVos visited Holmes County last week, nary a word was spoken by the U.S.