Shelby County Schools enrollment drops 2%

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 26, 2020 1:56 PM CT | Published: October 26, 2020 12:59 PM CT
<strong>Saturday&rsquo;s report was better than the district&rsquo;s initial numbers that showed Shelby County Schools enrolled 5,000 fewer students.</strong> (Anthony Lanzilote/Chalkbeat)

Saturday’s report was better than the district’s initial numbers that showed Shelby County Schools enrolled 5,000 fewer students. (Anthony Lanzilote/Chalkbeat)

Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.

District leaders speculate some students left in favor of in-person learning at charter or private schools because SCS started the year all online.

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Shelby County Schools Angela Whitelaw Stephanie Love Joris Ray

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