Shelby County data is the same, local school districts are not

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 02, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray (shown at a press briefing on March 20) announced on July 27 that the entire district would be virtual until further notice, giving teachers the option to be virtual or at school.&nbsp;On&nbsp;Aug. 3, the district will begin distributing laptops, tablets and Wi-Fi devices to students.</strong>&nbsp;(Mark Weber/Daily Memphian

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joris M. Ray (shown at a press briefing on March 20) announced on July 27 that the entire district would be virtual until further notice, giving teachers the option to be virtual or at school. On Aug. 3, the district will begin distributing laptops, tablets and Wi-Fi devices to students. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian

When it comes to returning children to school or keeping them home during a world pandemic, school systems and parents must decide independently what's best for them.

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Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore

Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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