Amendment to give third graders another route to fourth grade passes Senate committee

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 15, 2023 6:50 PM CT | Published: March 15, 2023 5:30 PM CT

A new state bill working its way through the state legislature would provide options for deciding when to implement the third-grade retention process.

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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming covers Memphis and Shelby County’s court system and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. He formerly covered education and earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.


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