Most Memphis charter networks are reopening but most students aren’t returning

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: February 09, 2021 10:13 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.

Charter schools run by nonprofit organizations are allowed to make their own plans about reopening buildings. That means about a quarter of Memphis students attend public schools that are not obligated to follow Superintendent Joris Ray’s decision to continue all-virtual learning. 

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Superintendent Joris Ray Shelby County Schools Memphis Academy of Health Sciences Wooddale Middle School

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