Push on for Miss. charter schools

Momentum is growing for a more flexible charter school law in Mississippi.

In his State of the State address, Gov. Phil Bryant called on the Legislature to “pass a workable charter school act once and for all.”

A bill that already has been dropped would allow for academically struggling public schools to be converted to charter schools.

And today, the Mississippi House and Senate education committees are taking up the issue in a public hearing.

Clarion Ledger
1/26/12