The DOJ and the Cleveland School District in Mississippi settle a 5-decades old desegregation battle.

A Mississippi school district remains successfully integrated since the 1970s. Clinton, Mississippi has one school organized by grade level.

Mississippi's House passed legislation that would require teachers in failing schools to evaluate parental involvement. Opponents argue that it should be parents grading teachers.

JACKSON, Miss. — A public school district in Mississippi and the federal government are divided over whether the schools are complying with a desegregation order that dates back to the civil rights era. The Justice Department has asked a judge to order the Cleveland Public School District “to devise and implement a desegregation plan that […]