Tennessee is supposed to track COVID in schools, but privacy and reporting make it tough

By  and , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 27, 2020 11:52 AM CT | Published: November 27, 2020 11:52 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Jacinthia Jones

Special to the Daily Memphian

Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee

Gabrielle LaMarr LeMee is a data editor at Chalkbeat. Previously, she was a news applications developer at ProPublica where she redesigned the Election DataBot, an app that compiles and displays campaign activity. She has a bachelor’s degree in communication design from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in information design and visualization from Northeastern University.

Tennessee’s online database to inform students and parents about the prevalence of COVID-19 cases on school campuses gives an incomplete picture because of privacy concerns and limited reporting by districts.

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Tennessee Department of Education Tennessee Education Association Beth Brown Gov. Bill Lee covid data

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