‘You can’t help but to wonder’: Crumbling schools, less money, and dismal outcomes in the county that was supposed to change everything for black children in the South
The Hechinger Report
FEBRUARY 10, 2020
Almost 76,000 black students account for 90 percent or more of the enrollment in more than a fifth of the state’s schools, and the gulf in academic outcomes is indisputable. Constructed in 1908, Durant Elementary in Durant, Miss. seemed as if they’d been written by elementary students.