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(JACKSON,Ms) (WCBI)  Former Jackson Public Schools Superintendent Jayne Sargent has been named interim conservator of the Oktibbeha County Schools.  The Friday move comes one day after  the state state board of education voted to assume control of the struggling district.  Sargent will be in Starkville  Monday to begin the task of helping the district recover.

SSregent is being paud $46,750 plus 12 thousand in travel expenses in her position.  That contract runs through December 14th.

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  • Terry Harpole

    I hope the lady can do the job in the time she thinks she can. The Oktibbeha County Schools problem will not be really straightened up for years to come, maybe 20 years or more. This problem has been growing for years

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