School district takes ‘swift action’ with new name, fewer schools

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 27, 2022 9:08 AM CT | Published: January 25, 2022 9:46 PM CT

Memphis-Shelby County Schools, as the board voted to be called Tuesday evening, decided on a slew of changes that will have hundreds of students start next school year somewhere different.

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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