Ocean Springs considers city building for dyslexia school

FILE PHOTO Julia Weaver of Ocean Springs, Miss., speaks at a public hearing on possible changes to Mississippi's education funding formula at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, after reading a letter signed by over 80 sets of parents. House and Senate Republicans are considering a rewrite of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program, which has been fully funded only twice since it was created in 1997. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) – The city of Ocean Springs is considering a plan that would allow a school to operate in a city building.

The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2jEWtFZ ) that city officials have identified five classrooms at the Taconi building on Government Street that could be used for a campus of the 3-D School, a school and evaluation center for elementary students with dyslexia.

The newspaper reports the city and school could agree to a lease as early as Friday.

The school’s director, Cena Holifield, says the plan is to begin in August with three classes of second-, third-, and fourth-graders.


Information from: The Sun Herald, http://www.sunherald.com


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