Judge finalizes Mississippi school desegregation settlement

March 14, 2017 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal judge is finalizing a settlement in a long-running Mississippi school desegregation case. U.S. District Judge Debra Brown signed an […]

School desegregation accord reached in Mississippi district

January 31, 2017 in Education, News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A lawyer says a Mississippi Delta school district has agreed to a settlement in a long-running desegregation lawsuit. Lawyer Jamie Jacks […]

District ready to merge schools, but would shut black school

October 14, 2016 in Education

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi school district says it’s ready to stop fighting a plan to merge historically black and white schools. But the […]

Federal lawyers seek consolidation of Mississippi schools

May 20, 2015 in Education

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice will present testimony Wednesday as it tries to persuade a federal judge to order the Cleveland school district to consolidate its […]

Hayes Cooper Center wins Walk It Out: Mayor’s Cup Challenge

September 12, 2013 in Education, Health, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire
The Walk It Out Cleveland program, part of the Healthy Campus/Community Initiative (HCCI), sponsored the inaugural “Walk It Out: Mayor’s Cup Challenge” between the Cleveland School District elementary schools at the Delta State Fitness Trail on Sept. 7.

As the warm Mississippi sun rose, 53 elementary students and 63 friends, family, and faculty/staff showed up bright-eyed and eager to walk and jog laps around the half-mile fitness trail…

2 schools cited by judge in desegregation case

April 19, 2012 in Education, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

CLEVELAND – (AP) A Cleveland School District has a deadline of May 15 to show a federal judge how it will desegregate two schools. The Bolivar Commercial reports that the […]