‘Please don’t hurt my children,’ Joris Ray begs lawmakers

SCS superintendent asks legislators to reject bill threatening funding cut

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 22, 2021 11:14 AM CT | Published: January 22, 2021 10:23 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.

Superintendent Joris Ray posted a video Friday, Jan. 22 urging state legislators to vote against a bill that could “defund public education” if Shelby County Schools remain closed. 


Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray Tennessee Legislature

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