Jane Hammond

Writer

Jane Hammond covers education for the Daily Press. She graduated with a journalism degree from Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism in May 2015. She previously worked for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (Macon) Telegraph, AL.com/The Huntsville Times and Georgia Public Broadcasting.

She feels strongly about Mercer basketball, Target and neon nail polish.

Recent Articles

  • W-JCC's graduation rate slips below state average

    W-JCC's graduation rate slips below state average

    WILLIAMSBURG - The graduation rate in Williamsburg-James City County Schools fell slightly below the state average while its dropout rate climbed in 2015-16. In W-JCC's high schools, 90.5 percent of students earned a diploma in four years, compared to 91.3 percent of students state-wide.  Virginia...

  • Two York County schools recognized for Title I improvements

    Two York County schools recognized for Title I improvements

    A total of four local elementary schools, including two in York County, were recognized by the Virginia Board of Education this week for raising the achievement levels of their economically disadvantaged students.

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