9th Graders in Laurel will have their own school in 2012

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - In 2012, ninth grade students in Laurel will have a building to call their own.

The Laurel School Board voted in favor of ninth graders attending school in the newly renovated Stewart M. Jones Middle School starting next school year. School Superintendent Chuck Benigno said this small changes will help students when it comes to preparing for their future and hopefully decrease the dropout rate.

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