JMC School Board discusses employee insurance cost savings

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JACKSON, Tenn.- The Jackson Madison County School Board’s insurance committee met Monday evening. The focus of this meeting was a possible cost savings for the district to of $300,000. Superintendent Dr. Verna Ruffin said if the school system can save on insurance hopefully employees will benefit as well. “The topic came up at one of our last board meeting to examine and we examines the potential cost savings that we may have to the distrcit and the possibility of redistributing that to our employees,” said Dr. Verna Ruffin, superintendent of Jackson-Madison County Schools. The district employs 1,100 people. The committee plans to continue today’s discussion at the school board meeting, Thursday.

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