From Staff Reports Dr. Cedrick Gray, Superintendent of the Jackson Public school district told the district’s board of trustees during a meeting Friday that he was planning on resigning. The board accepted his intent to resign and will reconvene on Tuesday to discuss his final day on the job and his compensation. Jackson Mayor Tony […]
District needs tax hike for debt services
By Othor Cain
If you live anywhere in the Southeastern portion of the United States, then you should be familiar with yearly events held in this part of the country titled “Battle of the Bands.”
The Jackson City Council recently took to the chambers and staged its own version of the popular competition appropriately titled “Battle of the Budgets.”
In a two-day council meeting, that included the blame game, members of the Jackson city council approved the city’s budget and approved a 2.5 mills (tax) increase to meet the school district’s $86 million budget request….
Too often, we only hear about the negative – particularly when it comes to Jackson Public Schools. As a long-time supporter of public education, I believe we need to commend Pamela Shaw, Founder and President of P3 Strategies, LLC, for supporting the transition of Dr. Cedric Gray, Superintendent of Jackson Public Schools, to his new […]
Special to The Mississippi Link JACKSON – The Jackson Public Schools’ Board of Trustees has announced its finalists for superintendent of schools: • Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter, deputy superintendent for operations for the Newton County, Georgia, school system • Dr. Cedrick Gray, superintendent of schools for the Fayette County, Tennessee, school system The finalists were […]