More black and Hispanic students may change Memphis’ gifted program

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: February 04, 2020 4:52 PM CT | Published: February 03, 2020 3:45 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.

Shelby County Schools started universal screening this year as a more equitable way to select students for its gifted programs. In the first round of testing, 600 students were newly identified as gifted.

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