Tennessee to consider summer school, tutoring to help students catch up

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 13, 2021 3:49 PM CT | Published: January 13, 2021 2:17 PM CT
<strong>One-on-one or small-group tutoring programs can lead to large academic gains, according to research. Tennessee lawmakers soon will consider proposals aimed at shoring up and recovering learning lost during the pandemic.</strong>(Getty Images)

One-on-one or small-group tutoring programs can lead to large academic gains, according to research. Tennessee lawmakers soon will consider proposals aimed at shoring up and recovering learning lost during the pandemic.(Getty Images)

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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.

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The 112th Tennessee General Assembly convened on Tuesday and is gearing up for a Jan. 19 special session to focus on pandemic-related challenges for students, educators, and schools.

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Gov. Bill Lee Mark White Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray
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