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Is consolidation the answer for Mississippi’s struggling schools?

INDIANOLA, Miss. — When Debra Dace took the reins of the Sunflower Consolidated School District on July 1, 2014, she was handed a budget and three failing school districts that the state had recently merged into one. Her assignment: use the merger to save money and improve performance in the new district, which housed schools […]