Memphis students to get laptops and tablets starting in August

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: June 15, 2020 9:37 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a journalist and emerging public historian who freelances for the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and recently covered education in Memphis for Chalkbeat Tennessee.

The school board voted 8-1 at a special meeting Monday to approve $11 million toward a four-year lease for laptops and tablets from Microsoft and Hewlett Packard.


Shelby County Schools board Superintendent Joris Ray


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