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Jan. 26: Charter School Debate I

Air date 01/26/10

Will the advent of charter schools in Mississippi bring back segregation? Is the opt-in lottery system unfair? It looks like charter schools are coming to the state soon, and they will likely bring controversy. Mississippi First's Rachel Canter, Southern Echo's Michael Sayer, Mississippi House of Representatives Education Committee's John Moore, and Mississippi Department of Education's Mike Kent join Annie Gilbertson in the studio to discuss these pressing questions.

This week's Business Break examines the positive economic impact of the state's hospitals, and Andrew Skerritt joins Karen Brown to talk about his new book about AIDS in the South.



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