Hinds County judge blocks state takeover of LeFlore County schools
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Hinds County Circuit Judge Winston Kidd has blocked the state’s takeover of the Leflore County school district.
Kidd ruled Monday that the district is owed a formal hearing before the state can depose the current superintendent and school board.
The state has said it used another section of state law and no formal hearing was required before the governor declared a state of emergency. Gov. Phil Bryant declared an emergency in Leflore County Sept. 17, the same day Kidd first stepped in… […]