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JPS School Board Selects Interim Superintendent

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Dr. Lonnie Edwards, Current JPS Superintendent Dr. Lonnie Edwards, Current JPS Superintendent
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Changes have been announced for the Jackson Public School District. 

Peggy Hampton, a spokesperson for JPS, tells WLBT school board members voted Monday night to offer the post of Interim Superintendent to retired JPS Superintendent, Dr. Jayne Sargent.

Sargent is expected to begin working for the district Friday, July 1.  

Sargent can serve up to one year depending on the outcome of the non-renewal proceedings involving current Superintendent, Dr. Lonnie Edwards.

The board has until August 13, to make a decision regarding the non-renewal of Edwards' contract.

His current contract expires June 30.

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