Thursday, February 13, 2020

New Summit Schools Changing Leadership

New Learning Resources, Inc, issued the following statement.  It is the parent company of New Summit School.

New Learning Resources, Inc. (NLR), the operating entity of the New Learning Resources School District, plans to keep open all schools within the district. It is our goal to continue providing the same innovative learning opportunities that our students, their parents, and the community deserve and expect without disruption. We have no plans to close or suspend operations of any schools.

The New family is currently transitioning out of the day-to-day operations of NLR. Oversight of daily operational functions of the organization will transition to an interim director, whom we plan to announce shortly.

In the meantime, we want to reiterate to our valued students and their parents, faculty, administrators, and others associated with NLR that we plan to keep each of these valuable educational institutions open now and into the future.”


Kingfish note: "New Summit Schools" was used in the headline because that is the name familiar to most readers. 

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

But same ownership. From a legal standpoint how does that work?

Anonymous said...

Why would ownership of the schools change at this point? Have the accused already been found guilty?

Anonymous said...

Doesn't matter if they step out of the daily operations or not. They still own the company, control the board, and set policy. Whoever takes over as CEO will be nothing but a puppet to the News. This is nothing more than a public relations reaction to protect their reputation. It accomplishes nothing in reality.

MDHS needs to terminate the sweet contracts they gave the News' organizations and either provide the services themselves or bid the contract out on a truly competitive basis.

Anonymous said...

8:39 am

Yes they are guilty.

Any other questions?

Anonymous said...

'Transitioning Out'.

I've had to terminate the employment of a lot of people but never documented the reason as 'Transitioning Out'.

Anonymous said...

I might would just say replacement, but I wouldn't call it leadership.

Anonymous said...

8:39, no they haven't been found guilty in a court of law, yet. However, name me one situation where what has been presented would be a cause for being found not guilty. I bet two things, 1) you cant come up with anything & 2) you wont reply to this comment.

Anonymous said...

There are currently a lot of families and children who depend on those schools. To shut them down would be further tragedy to an already tragic situation. However, for profits to be directed elsewhere might be a good idea.

Jerry Lawler said...

I understand from a reliable source that Nancy New will be replaced by none other than "Stone Cold" Steve Austin.

Anonymous said...


I'm hearing ...." The Rock"..will soon be in Jackson...and take over all operations of the school. Now that is impressive!

Anonymous said...

The whole "vouchers for special needs children" was a scam from the beginning, pushed by legislators on the take from big donors wanting to open charter schools. This gets the camel's nose in the tent, with more "special needs" to come in the future, until we have private schools everywhere getting state money.

Anonymous said...

If private and charter schools will elevate the status of education in this state, what the fuck difference does it make if they 'get state money'. The children who will come out the other end of the education pipeline won't have color-coded dots on their foreheads indicating the origin of the money that propped up their school...will they?

If we are going to educate children, we are going to pay for it, one way another. Same is true if we are NOT going to educate them.

Anonymous said...

the change in operation of New Summit will not negate the millions in TANF funds stolen by the owner and possibly education funds as well. A true welfare queen.

Anonymous said...

The real crimes have yet to even be mentioned. This is just another example of cronyism and nepotism rampant in the Mental Health entities of the state. Some smart reporter could do well to investigate the origin of these current situations. The creation of CPS and its rapidly inflated budget 6million to 110 million in less the 6 months, all to try to settle a 14 year old lawsuit with DOJ. The granting of fat contracts to the same old groups that created the environment for these lawsuits in the first place. We now can see these folks names. Families First, Family Resource, MECE. There are still others that need to be audited Mississippi Children's Home, now Canopy, all of the Community Mental Health Centers, and any that received CPS and block grant funds. Ultimately, the department of Mental Health should be scrutinized and held accountable for the wanton disregard and lack of stewardship for the third largest budget in the state. It is a shame that the most vulnerable and chronically victimized in our state continue to be taken advantaged of and denied care. I challenge those in this forum and in our government to expose this abuse and seek to grant justice to all those harmed and forgotten by our broken mental health system.

Anonymous said...

@8:56am You are 100% correct. Sadly, I don’t see how the system will ever change.

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