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Superintendent Announces Departure Date

Dr. James Meza, Jr., superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) announced today that he will leave his position at the end of September 2014, a role he has held since 2011. Meza initially came to Jefferson Parish as a transitional leader and soon became known as the “turnaround superintendent.” He led a […]

Superintendent James Meza Jr. to Receive Weiss Humanitarian Award

 Dr. James Meza, Jr., superintendent of Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has been named a recipient of the 56th Annual Weiss Award presented by the New Orleans Council for Community and Justice (NOCCJ). Dr. Meza is among this year’s recipients honored for exceptional civic and humanitarian contributions to the New Orleans area. “I am deeply […]