Tennessee unveils plan to move struggling schools out of its failed program to rescue them

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: December 08, 2020 10:40 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

The options could include entering new charter school agreements, closing schools, or moving some of its 9,000 students to higher-performing schools.

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