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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Charter School System and Community Bid Farewell to Superintendent Jesse Jackson


Last updated 2/25/2021 at 8:53am

Chevon Baccus

Charter Schools Superintendent Jesse Jackson thanks community well-wishers as he departs after 13 years in office.

Sporting a pair of black roller skates over his shoulder, outgoing Lake Wales Charter Schools Superintendent Jesse Jackson thanked dozens of well-wishers, saying he was ready to "skate off into the sunset."

The outdoor reception at Lake Wales High School Feb. 24 marked the end of his 13-year leadership stint here, but he promised to continue supporting the local charter schools, possibly returning to help with staff development through a new job he's beginning in a few weeks at the Florida Department of Education.

High School Principal Donna Dunson choked with emotion as she spoke about Jac...

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