Some Memphis school board members push for a reopening date

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: February 05, 2021 10:05 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.

Superintendent Joris Ray presented updates for reopening during a board committee meeting Thursday, including creating a district contact-tracing team and using district buildings to administer vaccines to teachers. But he has delayed reopening classes indefinitely, citing high community spread of COVID-19. 

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Shelby County Schools board Superintendent Joris Ray Kevin Woods Shante Avant Billy Orgel

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