Area schools flank state chronic absenteeism rates

By KAREN FIORETTI,

The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has released the most recent school- and district-level chronic absence data, which shows that 14.2 percent of Mississippi students were absent 10 percent or more of the time enrolled during the 2016-17 school year.

 
 
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James Floyd Hopkins, 82, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018, at his home in French Camp, MS... READ MORE