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Posted inEarly EducationElementary to High SchoolMississippiNewsThe South

Mississippi’s youngest students pile on the absences, lose learning time

PHILADELPHIA, MISS. – A half hour before school ends each day, a frustrated Tiffany Plott finds herself up against a line of impatient parents who want to pick their kindergarteners up early. This story also appeared in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal As principal of Neshoba Central Elementary School in this rural town, Plott worries about […]