SCS considers adding 15 days to school year to help students catch up

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: June 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to the Daily Memphian

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

The district plans to present a proposal to the school board on Tuesday, and estimates a longer school year would cost between $25 million and $30 million. 


Shelby County School Board Joris Ray Michalyn Easter-Thomas


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