After two school districts in Coahoma County recently received failing grades from the Mississippi Department of Education, the educational development committee of Clarksdale-Marks Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. took action.
Children at Lyon Elementary School will be a little bit warmer this holiday season.
The Zeta Amicae of Clarksdale Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, organized a coat drive for students at the school who otherwise would not be able to afford them. The Zeta Amicae has adopted Lyon Elementary School.
With concerns about not being able to provide services, particularly at the city pool next summer, the Clarksdale Parks Commission did not pass a budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year that began in October during the September meeting.
With the 2019-20 academic year underway, some local schools have received grades from the Mississippi Department of Education, while others have used different methods to measure their successes and failures.