Rob McCreary, Director of Federal Programs for Brookhaven Schools, encourages local residents to complete a survey regarding education.
Mississippi State Treasurer Lynn Fitch joined the conversation to discuss a new Mississippi Department of Education requirement that will hopefully make sure graduating Seniors in High School have a better understanding of personal finance! If you missed her conversation with JT, you can find it here –
As the saying goes, “start them young, and they will have roots.” That is certainly true for education. A solid foundation can make all the difference as a child moves through grade school and beyond. Mississippi ranked top in the country for early childhood education, being 1 of only 5 states to meet all 10 … Continue reading “Mississippi Early Childhood Education Success”
The EDGE pilot program is a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Human Services and five community colleges across the state, including JCJC. Michael Yarbrough SNAP E&T Pilot Project Director Jones County Junior College Advanced Technology Center joined us in studio to tell us about this exciting program.
Did you know that over 30% of jobs by 2018 will require career and technical skills?! That is why career and technical education is a good thing for the students in Mississippi. The Carl Keen Career and Technical Education Center (Carl Keen CTE) is making technical education a“Top Priority”. Students will possess career-technical skills and … Continue reading “Career Tech is High Tech”