CHARLIE MITCHELL: Sadly, in Mississippi some parents, students don’t value education

Mississippi schoolchildren are back in class, most working earnestly under the tutelage of skilled educators who really want them to achieve.

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is holding hearings around the state in keeping with the processes required leading to November’s vote related to public school funding.

The separation between those who gathered petitions leading to Initiative 42 and the state legislators who added a competing proposal on ballots to confuse voters could not be more clear.