GEOFF PENDER: Time right to appoint superintendents

If ever there were a time for Mississippi to end the absurd practice of electing school superintendents, the 2016 legislative session is it.

There appears to be a political harmonic convergence — all the stars are lining up to allow this long-needed, long-thwarted reform to pass…

…Mississippi has more elected school superintendents — about 60 — than any other state. It’s one of only three that elect any at all.