Lawmakers Debate Charter Schools - - Jackson, MS

Lawmakers Debate Charter Schools

Will Charter Schools Get A Green Light?

Good evening this is Maggie Wade with a look ahead at some of the stories we'll have tonight at 10 on WLBT.

Members of the Mississippi House are debating their version of the charter school bill. We'll tell you what the legislation could mean for poor performing schools and students.

Schools in our area have been the target of threats made through social media, but what happens to the students who make these threats? We'll have some answers.

New at ten.. Students and Law Enforcement officers meet at the Jackson Medical Mall to discuss youth safety at a town hall meeting. Roslyn Anderson will have details.

Plus Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson hopes to put the brakes on the bumpy ride for drivers. Courtney Ann Jackson tells us how.

The sun was back today, but will it be shining tomorrow? Meteorologist Michael Haynes will tell us just how close we are to getting more rain in your First Alert Forecast!

And Sports Director Rob Jay will tell us about a special honor for Lanier High School, plus hoop action from Mississippi State and USM!

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