|Historic Wechsler School in Meridian, MS (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
At work, nearly all of my co-workers were convinced it would easily pass. As one woman with a young family put it, "With all the attention this has been getting, it is difficult to imagine how anybody could vote against improving education in our state." I wasn't quite so optimistic. I have learned that our local conservatives have a way of going against what most of us would regard as common sense. Still, I did think Initiative 42 would likely pass.