Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tupelo School Board 06.11.13

Tupelo’s school board meeting has just begun. All five board members are present. There is no evening meeting today, so the board will take action at this meeting. City Council member Mike Bryan is also present in the audience. After approving minutes of past meetings, the board will now recognize outgoing Tupelo Mayor Jack Reed […]

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Bryant’s controversial education comment

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said during a Washington Post Live forum on Tuesday morning that America’s educational troubles began when “mom got in the workplace.” Bryant was among three governors and a number of state superintendents participating in the discussion this morning about third-grade reading retention. Bryant acknowledged that his remarks would be controversial and […]

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More on John Winkle

I had many quotes about retiring Ole Miss political science professor John Winkle that I could not fit into today’s story. Here is more of what was left in my notebook. Also, use this space to share your own thoughts and recollections about John Winkle in the comments section below. I actually was taught by […]

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