CMSD could look to other districts for success

Posted 12/9/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

As the Columbus Municipal School District wrangles with how to improve its ailing school accountability rating, it may be able to take lessons from other districts throughout the state.

Parents' complaints lead to investigation of CMSD special education department

Posted 12/9/2017 in Columbus & Lowndes County

Investigators with Mississippi Department of Education have been in and out of classrooms in Columbus since November, checking on all 472 students with special education needs in the Columbus Municipal School District.

A Dispatch Special Report: Lack of stability offers challenge for CMSD athletics

Posted 12/9/2017 in High School Sports

While 11 years have passed since his graduation, Tyson Lee remains passionate about his high school alma mater, Columbus High.


A Dispatch Special Report: Two Columbus families look at where we've been, and hope to go

Posted 12/9/2017 in Community

Chloe Adams is considering her options. As of this week, she hopes to grow up to be a teacher and professional chef. Oh, and a doctor. "And I want to work at Walmart, too!" she giggled.







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