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A lot of people are making a lot of bold predictions about what would happen if the citizen-sponsored Initiative 42, which attempts to enhance the state's commitment to public education, is passed by voters in November Many, including many in the media, claim a victory for Initiative 42 would result in immediate full funding of public education, which has been underfunded $1.7 billion since 2008 and $200 million for the current year. The theory is that with the change in the state Constitution that would occur if Initiative 42 passes, someone would sue the state and the judiciary would order immediate full funding. Comment?
Mississippi teachers, parents, professors, business people and community members recently voiced their opinions about the academic standards that guide teaching and learning in our public schools. They made their opinions known through a 90-day, online public comment system called the Mississippi College and Career Ready Feedback Forum. Comment?
The November general election will not be the first time Section 201 of the Mississippi Constitution, which guarantees "free public schools" Section 201, which the citizen-sponsored Initiative seeks to amend to enhance the state's commitment to public education, has gone through several revisions since the current Mississippi Constitution was adopted in 1890. Comment?
Viewers will catch up with Downton Abbey's inhabitants in 1925 for the sixth and final series of the show Downton Abbey is back for a sixth and final series with a 90-minute episode featuring talk of a wedding, intrigue, and uncertainty over the future of the estate. The new series will catch up with Downton's inhabitants in 1925. Comment?
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