MSCS deputy superintendent placed on administrative leave

John Barker
John Barker(MSCS)
Published: Sep. 12, 2022 at 2:06 PM CDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis Shelby County Schools released a statement Monday regarding the deputy superintendent of strategic operations being on administrative leave.

According to MSCS, Dr. John Barker is on administrative leave due to an employee complaint and pending review.

Until the investigation is resolved, MSCS Chief of Staff, Patrice Williams Thomas, will provide continued leadership of the operational functions, said MSCS.

The complaint is under investigation and MSCS left no further comment.

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