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Lee Elementary in Jackson to be renamed

A Jackson elementary school will soon have a new name. The Lee Renaming Committee has narrowed down a list of 30 to six semi-finalists. Nominees were chosen based on ties to the community, positive strides in education and being relevant to students.

Clinton schools return to traditional schedule

Clinton Public School District returns to a traditional model beginning Monday.

  State Auditor: Ole Miss professor who went on strike broke the law

Last week, a University of Mississippi Sociology professor sent an email to his students saying he was participating in a national strike to protest police violence.

Rankin Co. students to receive free breakfast, lunch until end of year

Now, the special waivers have been extended to allow RCSD students to continue this program through the end of the year.

  ‘Let’s stop making excuses;’ Families still waiting on laptops for students 6 weeks into school year

JPS students have been working virtually this school year but some have not received promised electronic devices to assist in their studies.

  Clinton Public School District offers free meals to students

The district says all students 18 years or younger will be served free meals beginning Monday, September 14, 2020, through December 31, 2020, or until funds run out.

Piney Woods School to host virtual fundraising campaign for low-income students

On September 30th, Woodson Center will host Black American Values in Action: A Virtual Fundraiser for The Piney Woods School.

Nearly $1.5M awarded to improve school safety in the southern district of Mississippi

The funds were provided by the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP).

  Mississippi ranks #2 for most improved education, report finds

A new report says Mississipi is among five states earning national recognition for improvements in education.