Gov. Lee calls for special session focused on education

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: December 30, 2020 8:48 AM CT | Published: December 29, 2020 3:43 PM CT
<strong>Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and his education commissioner, Penny Schwinn, visit a school in Anderson County in October 2020.</strong> (Wade Payne/TN.gov)&nbsp;

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and his education commissioner, Penny Schwinn, visit a school in Anderson County in October 2020. (Wade Payne/TN.gov) 

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 Republican governor wants the newly elected 112th General Assembly to convene on Jan. 19 to look specifically at education challenges during the pandemic. 

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