Frustrations include a perceived lack of transparency, incompetence and irresponsible spending by the administration and the school board. The administration says the community is just resistant to change.
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46% of total population fully vaccinated
new cases and 503,322 total cases in Mississippi. 93% not vaccinated, 7% fully vaccinated
new deaths reported and 10,057 total deaths in Mississippi. 87% not vaccinated, 13% fully vaccinated
of hospitalizations not vaccinated, 12% fully vaccinated.
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