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Mississippi Connects: Computer Devices Scheduled for Delivery to Jackson Public Schools Nov. 5


For Immediate Release: November 4, 2020

WHO: Jackson Public Schools is scheduled to receive computer devices for students

WHAT: The Mississippi Legislature allocated $200 million through two laws for Mississippi Connects, so school districts can purchase computer devices and other tools to enable students to continue learning when they are not in a school building. Districts are purchasing nearly 390,000 computer devices, which are being delivered now through November.

WHEN: Thursday, November 5

Delivery schedule is subject to change. Contact each district to confirm delivery date, time and location. District directory:

Future delivery dates will be posted as they become available at Check this webpage periodically for additional delivery dates.

Media Contact: 

Patrice Guilfoyle, APR
Director of Communications

Jean Cook, APR
Director of Public Relations