Emily Wagster Pettus had a long sit down with Gov. Phil Bryant recently, and the transcript of the Q&A portion was published on the Sun Herald site on New Year's Day. The interview concerned the upcoming legislative session, with topics ranging from economic development to immigration. But it's the following exchange that should send shivers down the spine of Mississippians:
AP: People also wonder: Who's going to make money off charter schools?
Bryant: "If there is money to be made in charter schools, I haven't figured out how that happens.Considering that this man, as our governor, is pushing extremely hard for charter school legislation, one might think he would have at least been briefed on this issue. Guess not.
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