Educators, area legislators support waiving pass requirements this year for high-stakes testing

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Mississippi legislators are considering a Senate Bill that would allow third graders who fail this school year's state-required reading assessment to move on to fourth grade, and area educators say they support the move.

Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Posted less than 6 hours ago in National

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation's historic confluence of crises.



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