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.

Herenton will appeal SCS board vote to close one of his charter schools

By Updated: May 03, 2019 9:50 AM CT | Published: May 03, 2019 9:50 AM CT
<strong>The board voted to keep open three out of six Memphis charter schools that appeared on the state&rsquo;s list of lowest-performing schools, and voted to close the three other charter schools on the list, all run by former superintendent and current Memphis mayoral candidate Willie Herenton.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The board voted to keep open three out of six Memphis charter schools that appeared on the state’s list of lowest-performing schools, and voted to close the three other charter schools on the list, all run by former superintendent and current Memphis mayoral candidate Willie Herenton. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The board voted to keep open three out of six Memphis charter schools that appeared on the state’s list of lowest-performing schools, and voted to close the three other charter schools on the list, all run by former superintendent and current Memphis mayoral candidate Willie Herenton.

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