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Getting to graduation: Mississippi’s state-wide push to keep kids in school

Coahoma County, Miss. — A few months back, DeAngelo Bryant, a 19-year-old senior at Coahoma Agricultural High School, was in danger of not graduating. He had failed the state subject area test in U.S. History, required for graduation. And he wasn’t entirely clear on the point of getting a diploma. Most of the people he […]