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)

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

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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