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Dr. Cedrick Gray statement on Flyer

There is a malicious flyer being distributed encouraging high and middle school students to demonstrate and walkout in light of the bus driver protest.

The Jackson Public School District is asking parents to ignore this blatant attempt to use the educational well-being of our students in this matter between the District and bus drivers. This action will in no way help resolve our issues but only hurt our students' academic progress.

I am confident that my meetings today with bus drivers was a step in the right direction and am very hopeful that we will work together to address their concerns and meet the transportation needs of our students and parents.

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