It’s a case of putting a fox in the henhouse.
Pardon us for starting with a trite expression, but it fits the situation perfectly. Monday House Speaker Phillip Gunn, a Republican from Clinton announced he is appointing Joel Bomgar to the state Board of Education.
Officials of the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo spent time this week updating Union County officials on the latest plans for development of an advanced vocational-technical school near the Toyota manufacturing plant.
The Mississippi Senate has quickly passed a charter school bill that, if approved, by the House, will dilute the money available for public education and set up a system of competing schools not supervised by the state Department of Education.