Eleven school superintendents in 60-plus years chronicle changes

By , Daily Memphian 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

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