Greater Jackson Alliance
111 Capitol Building
D’lo
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Greater Jackson Industrial Center
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Jackson Convention Center
Junior Achievement
Office Park
Plants
Waterfall
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Clinton Business Park
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5630 I-55 Building
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Echelon Business Park
South Pointe
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Public Schools

The Greater Jackson Alliance region supports twelve public school districts that meet the educational needs of their students in a superior, often innovative, way, The public school districts offer everything from a traditional curriculum to magnet schools with special curriculum themes and instructional approaches; comprehensive special education: vocational-technical classes with on-the-job training; courses via satellite;, after-school programs, advanced placement, gifted, accelerated and honors programs; athletics and extracurricular activities.

All twelve public school districts are accredited by the Mississippi State Department of Education, and various middle and secondary schools within the districts are also accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All teachers in the districts are certified, and meet state standards, while many certified personnel hold advanced degrees.

The Greater Jackson public school districts have an excellent progressive attitude. This attitude is evidenced by the education reform efforts, expanding course offerings,, improved student test scores, new construction programs
and academic, educational and special programs which have been undertaken to prepare students to be quality workers, competent leaders and supportive members of their communities.

For more information please visit the Mississippi Department of Education

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Private schools 

As an alternative to public schools, private and parochial schools are located throughout Metro Jackson to meet the diverse educational needs of the area. More than 50 private and parochial schools covering elementary and/or secondary grades and numerous pre­school and kindergartens offer a Christian education, A-beka curriculum, tutoring, a college preparatory curriculum and special programs. 

Mississippi Association of Independent Schools

 

 

 

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September 8, 2017
Baptist Memorial Health Care opening a 250 employee business office in downtown Jackson

Baptist Memorial Health Care announced Thursday plans to establish a regional business office in the Regions Plaza building in downtown Jackson.

Baptist will lease four floors at 210 E. Capitol St. occupying a total of 41,000 square feet of space that will house 250 employees.
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July 19, 2017
Multicraft International celebrates New Division Opening - Creates 50 Jobs

Officials from Multicraft International, state and local leaders recently celebrated the grand opening of the company's new division, Multicraft Ventures, LLC, in Pelahatchie. The project is a $2 million corporate investment and creates 50 jobs.

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July 17, 2017
Global Automotive Supplier Calsonic Kansei Expands in Madison

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from global automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei announced the company’s expansion in Madison. The $16.33 million corporate investment creates 98 new jobs.

“Mississippi’s outstanding reputation in the automotive industry is known worldwide,” Gov. Bryant said. “Calsonic Kansei’s addition of so many new jobs in Madison once again puts our state on the global stage. The expansion proves we have the workforce and business climate to ensure industry leaders like Calsonic enjoy years of success in Mississippi.”
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