Miss. law says superintendents should have two years to fix schools

A new Mississippi law would give the state's superintendents just two years to reform underperforming districts before they are fired, although the U.S. Department of Justice must first sign off on the law because 65 of the 152 state's superintendents are elected. "This bill ensures that the leaders of our school districts are held accountable for their performance in making sure our children are receiving the best education as possible," said Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R).

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