Memphis school staff urge board to ‘stay with Ray’ as interim superintendent contract is set

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: February 07, 2019 11:57 AM CT | Published: February 07, 2019 11:57 AM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to The Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

As school board members approved a contract Wednesday for Shelby County Schools’ Interim Superintendent Joris Ray, a vocal contingent of principals, teachers, parents, and students told them that Ray should stay on long-term.


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