McKissack ‘enthusiastically considering’ bid for Memphis mayor

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 26, 2022 7:52 PM CT | Published: September 20, 2022 5:35 PM CT
<strong>Surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Sept. 20, Memphis-Shelby County Schools board chairwoman Michelle McKissack formally opened her exploratory campaign for Memphis mayor.</strong> <strong>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s something that has been in my heart actually for a few years,&rdquo; she said.</strong> (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

Surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Sept. 20, Memphis-Shelby County Schools board chairwoman Michelle McKissack formally opened her exploratory campaign for Memphis mayor. “It’s something that has been in my heart actually for a few years,” she said. (Mark Weber/The Daily Memphian)

The MSCS board chairwoman, who in August won a second four-year term, referred to the board’s $480,000 severance package for superintendent Joris Ray as a “challenge” in which the school board showed leadership.

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