Report: Tenn. students suffer learning loss due to pandemic shutdown

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 24, 2020 9:43 AM CT | Published: September 23, 2020 5:54 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee sounded the alarm Wednesday, saying Tennessee is projecting a massive learning loss by students because of school closings during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially for minority students and those with disabilities.

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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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