Posts Tagged ‘Jackson Public Schools’

Secretary of State assisting in investigation of school A/C thefts, vandalism

JACKSON — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has issued an alert on the statewide scrap metal registration system, LeadsOnline, regarding the recent theft and vandalism of more than 50 air conditioning units in Jackson area schools. “You cannot get much worse than stealing from schoolchildren at the start of the school year,” says Secretary of […] [...]

Officials ask parents to find alternative transportation as bus driver strike continues

by Published: December 5,2013

Tags: bus, bus driver, education, Jackson Public Schools, school, strike

JACKSON — Jackson Public School officials were asking parents and students to find alternate transportation today as a school bus driver walkout entered a second day. The drivers staged a walkout yesterday demanding more money, The school district issued a statement yesterday that it was working to remedy the situation. In the meantime, the school […] [...]

Schools settle lawsuit with city over tax collections

JACKSON — Jackson Public Schools and the city of Jackson have settled a lawsuit over the school system’s tax collections The Clarion-Ledger reports an agreement was finalized last week that will max out the district’s operational millage while protecting taxpayers from future hikes. The deal brings to an end a budgeting squabble between the two […] [...]

Jackson Public Schools pick Gray

by Published: May 20,2012

Tags: Cedrick Gray, Fayette County, Jackson Public Schools

Cedrick Gray will be the next superintendent of Jackson Public Schools. The Clarion-Ledger reports the school board voted 5-2 to hire Gray. The 41-year-old Gray is the current superintendent of Fayette County, Tenn. schools, a district of about 3,700 students. [...]

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