Jackson schools trying to avoid state takeover

May 8, 2017 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi’s second-largest school district is at risk of state takeover because of problems meeting accreditation standards. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/2p5e54C) that internal audits of Jackson Public […]

Teacher, student alleged relationship under investigation

May 5, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Jackson police and Jackson Public School District officials are investigating allegations of a sexual relationship between a 39-year-old female teacher at Provine High School and a […]

Gray’s exit from JPS cost taxpayers $195K

December 8, 2016 in Education, News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Based on district records, Jackson Public Schools paid former Superintendent Cedrick Gray $195,000 at the time he resigned. An itemized list of accounts payable claims […]

In Memorium: William Trammell III

December 8, 2016 in Education, Obituaries

Mississippi Link Newswire The Jackson Public School District honors the life of Callaway High School Principal William Trammell III. We are thankful to Mayor Tony Yarber and the City of […]

Gray resigns from JPS

November 3, 2016 in Education, News

From staff reports Jackson Public School District Superintendent Cedrick Gray turned his resignation at the district’s school Board meeting Nov. 1. His last day on the job will be Nov. […]

JPS Superintendent announces intent to resign, Mayor reponds

October 29, 2016 in Education, News

From Staff Reports Dr. Cedrick Gray, Superintendent of the Jackson Public school district told the district’s board of trustees during a meeting Friday that he was planning on resigning. The […]

Jackson Public School District placed on probation

August 18, 2016 in Education, News

By Othor Cain Contributing writer It took just under 45 minutes for the state’s second-largest school district to learn its fate Aug. 16, when the Commission on School Accreditation voted […]

JPS recognizes The Link, other media organizations

June 9, 2016 in Education, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson Public School District held a Media Appreciation Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. June 2, to recognize area media organizations for supporting scholars, teachers and administrative staff […]