U.S. House Rep. Michael Guest, a Republican who has served Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District since voters first elected him in 2018, must defend his seat in a runoff after placing second to new newcomer Michael Cassidy in Tuesday night’s GOP primary.
‘State-Sanctioned Violence’: Collins Elementary Ranks High for Paddlings Among State, National Schools
Even with the 2019 ban against implementing corporal punishment on students with disabilities, school districts in Mississippi have admitted to paddling children in these demographics with little consequence.
Dr. Gilbert Mason Jr. helped bring a discrimination lawsuit in 1964 against Biloxi Separate Municipal School District, which led to the desegregation of Biloxi’s schools. Biloxi Public School District was the first to integrate classrooms in Mississippi. Dr. Mason passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
U.S. House Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Republican who has served Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District since 2011, will fight to save his seat in a runoff later this month after failing to secure at least 50% of the vote in Tuesday night’s Republican Party primary.