Delta Democrat Times by Everett Chinn GREENVILLE — Four misdemeanor charges against Rita F. Morgan, the parent arrested Dec. 20 for an altercation with Greenville Public School District Police Officer LeShaun McWright, were dismissed in municipal court on Wednesday. Morgan was charged with disturbing the peace, resisting arrest,...

Clarion Ledger The problem with charter schools, particularly charter schools not limited to failing school districts, is that Mississippi simply cannot afford them. Private school enrollment is not publicly tracked, but the 2010 American Community Survey estimates that Mississippi has 60,000 K-12 students enrolled in private schools. These...

Financial Times By Ed Crooks The Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 caused the world’s largest offshore oil spill. It has also led to a mammoth legal action, as tens of thousands of plaintiffs – and the US government – fight for compensation In New Orleans people know how...

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Published by Daniel Cherry After years of decline, foreclosures are again on the rise across the country. MPB's Daniel Cherry reports how even though Mississippi remains less impacted than most states, residents facing foreclosure have a tough road ahead. Mississippi ranked 44th in the nation...