Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Five education issues to watch as state legislators convene this week

By Updated: January 13, 2020 2:53 PM CT | Published: January 13, 2020 2:53 PM CT

Likely to lead the 2020 agenda will be proposals to improve students’ reading skills and increase teacher compensation, two needs that most every lawmaker can agree on.


Gov. Bill Lee Cameron Sexton Penny Schwinn Read to be Ready Achievement School District Tennessee Education Association

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