Superintendent ‘reimagines’ new name, other changes for SCS

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 16, 2021 3:51 PM CT
<strong>Shelby County Schools superintendent Joris Ray (shown in a file photo) made his second State of the District address on Friday, April 16. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re no longer going to be a school district of intervention. No longer are mergers, de-mergers and achievement gaps going to define 901. We are rewriting our history and it starts today with student achievement.&rdquo;</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Shelby County Schools superintendent Joris Ray (shown in a file photo) made his second State of the District address on Friday, April 16. “We’re no longer going to be a school district of intervention. No longer are mergers, de-mergers and achievement gaps going to define 901. We are rewriting our history and it starts today with student achievement.” (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Joris Ray previewed his Reimagine 901 plan, which will include higher teacher salaries, smaller class sizes and new educational programming.

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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