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National Geographic Brings Giant Map to Whitten

National Geographic Society (NGS) and Jackson Public Schools (JPS) announced a partnership that will empower educators and inspire students to engage with their world. Developed to provide educators and students with tools to engage students' curiosity about the world and how it works, this partnership will provide JPS students with resources such as customized National Geographic Explorer magazine issues that align with Mississippi state science and reading standards and a suite of large-scale maps for students to explore the world. The students at Whitten were some of the first in the district to actually use one of the giant maps.