Eleven school superintendents in 60-plus years chronicle changes

By Updated: April 29, 2019 12:44 PM CT | Published: April 26, 2019 4:57 PM CT

As board members of Shelby County Schools consider making interim Superintendent Joris Ray permanent, here's a look at superintendents who have lead Memphis schools over the past half century and how their selections altered the process. 


Dorsey Hopson Joris Ray Shelby County Schools Willie Herenton
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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