Gray’s exit from JPS cost taxpayers $195K

December 8, 2016 in Education, News

By Othor Cain Contributing Writer Based on district records, Jackson Public Schools paid former Superintendent Cedrick Gray $195,000 at the time he resigned. An itemized list of accounts payable claims […]

Letter to the editor: My prayer is for continued success of Jackson Public Schools

November 23, 2016 in Education, Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Let me begin by saying, what an honor it has been to serve the citizens, parents and students of Jackson as superintendent. I thank the Board of Trustees for giving […]

Gray resigns from JPS

November 3, 2016 in Education, News

From staff reports Jackson Public School District Superintendent Cedrick Gray turned his resignation at the district’s school Board meeting Nov. 1. His last day on the job will be Nov. […]

Jackson schools head earns award for superintendents

August 3, 2016 in Education

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The head of public schools in Jackson, Mississippi, has won a prestigious honor. The school system says Cedrick Gray was named the Superintendent of the Year […]

Senator Hillman Frazier speaks at Lester Elementary School

February 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jackie Hampton


Several local politicians and dignitaries attended the 15th annual Black History month program at Lester Elementary School on Valentine’s Day. Jackson Public School Superintendent Cedrick Gray was also in attendance.

Senator Hillman Frazier, guest speaker for the morning event, said “I have never seen so many politicians in one setting at one time – when it was not about running for office.”….