Memphis school board members still hesitant to reopen buildings

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 16, 2020 10:32 AM CT | Published: October 16, 2020 10:32 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a journalist and emerging public historian who freelances for the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and recently covered education in Memphis for Chalkbeat Tennessee.

Three SCS board members said January is the earliest they feel comfortable reopening school buildings, especially as county health officials this week declared the virus’ autumn “surge” has arrived.


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