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How one tiny Mississippi school district pushes back against daunting odds

TUNICA, Miss. — This summer, Sunflower County ran an intensive four-week program to give students who have failed statewide tests a final chance to avoid repeating the third grade. By summer’s end, ten more students had successfully passed the assessment and moved on to the fourth grade, bringing our third grade passage rate to 90 […]