Memphis school leaders ask $30 million for learning loss and literacy

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: December 15, 2020 9:13 PM CT | Published: December 15, 2020 9:12 PM CT

The request would increase to about $50 million annually in the third year as the Memphis district hires more teacher assistants for students in K-2.


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Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith


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