Jackson Public Schools suspend superintendent search

February 24, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson Public Schools officials have suspended its search for the next leader of the state’s second largest school district. The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to […]

Green Elementary teacher is jps Teacher of the Year

February 23, 2017 in Education

Mississippi Link Newswire Green Elementary School was abuzz with excitement as JPS interim Superintendent Freddrick Murray led an entourage of administrators and supporters to the school to announce the District’s […]

D.C. sniper’s ex-wife thanks JSU social workers, recounts deadly terror of 2002

February 23, 2017 in Education

The Mississippi Link Newswire The ex-wife of 2002 D.C. sniper John Muhammad, who was executed for killing at least 10 people, thanked a spellbound packed audience of social workers during […]

Byram Middle School presents Anti-Bullying Awareness Day

February 16, 2017 in Education, News

By Janice K. Neal-Vincent Contributing Writer Community partners joined first-time Principal Ben Lundy of Byram Middle School to rally against bullying during it’s Anti-Bullying Awareness Day, February 9. During three […]

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Program Manager Greg Johnson headlines CSLC annual banquet

February 16, 2017 in Education, News

This year marks an increase in the number of scholarship essay contestants The Mississippi Link Newswire LEXINGTON, Miss. – Small town folks are always excited when one of their hometown […]

Cleanup starts on blighted properties near JSU campus

February 15, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A nonprofit group is tearing down abandoned buildings to create a cleaner, safer space near the Jackson State University campus. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/2ldFyyf ) that […]

3 Jackson State students face drug, counterfeit charges

February 10, 2017 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Three Jackson State University students are in custody after a search at a campus residence hall turned up counterfeit cash and drugs. A university release Thursday […]

Jackson City Council president not running for re-election

February 8, 2017 in Education, News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson City Council President Tyrone Hendrix is not going to run for re-election this year. Mississippi Association of Educators President Joyce Helmick announced Tuesday that Hendrix […]