In the News

Superintendent Ray Discusses Device Access as the Key to Student Equity

Superintendent Ray is a panelist on Washington Post Live’s virtual event “Transformers: Recovery.”

School Administrator Profile: Dr. Joris M. Ray

Superintendent Ray talks to Fredericka Whitfield about back-to-school plans

Superintendent Ray discusses SCS safety efforts on the first day of school

Superintendent Ray on stimulus funds and teacher bonuses

Superintendent Ray appeared on CNN to discuss efforts to pull funding from public education amid the global pandemic.

Superintendent Ray joins CNN’s Dana Bash to Discuss a SAFE Re-Entry to Education in Shelby County

NBC Nightly News aired a special segment featuring Supt. Dr. Joris M. Ray on the challenges that face SCS in the coming year.

Dr. Ray on CNN with Erica Hill - July 10, 2020

NPR “On Point”

Ed Week: Making a School Reopening Decision and Taking the Heat

Today Show: Several School Districts Face Decision Point about Reopening amid Pandemic

Washington Post: The Lines that Divide: School District Boundaries Often Stymie Integration

Washington Post: School is by Zoom, but High School Football is on the Field

ACCESS FOR ALL: SCS Board Approves Superintendent Ray’s Bold 1:1 Digital Device Plan

Addressing Learning Loss for Students

Superintendent Ray Receives High Marks In First Official Performance Evaluation

SCS Distributes Laptops and Hotspots to 2020 Project Graduation Students Amid Covid-19

Superintendent Ray Closes Schools As Preemptive Step Amid Rapidly Changing COVID-19 Developments

Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray Delivers Inaugural State of the District Address