JMCSS students pledge to not text & drive
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MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. — Students were encouraged Wednesday to pledge to not text and drive and to instead sent “#X” to let friends know when they’re on the road. The Jackson-Madison County School System took part in the “It Can Wait” campaign by AT&T and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, according to a release. Students from across the school system have been working on the pledge day and have prepared media kits that were distributed to Jackson Central-Merry, North Side, Liberty Tech, Madison Academic and South Side high schools, according to the release. FCCLA students took pledges from other students during their lunch breaks. The FCCLA also urges everyone to put their text and social media conversations on hold when they’re driving by texting “#X” to their friends.