As Memphis district considers future of virtual learning, superintendent says, ‘No one will force me to open schools’

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: January 08, 2021 9:18 AM CT
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.

The tension between the Memphis leader and state officials illustrates the differences in how Tennesseans are responding to school safety concerns related to the virus. 

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