Education chief says feedback shows No. 1 concern is mental health needs of students

By , Chalkbeat Tennessee Published: June 10, 2019 1:16 PM CT
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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.

Student mental health is one of 12 priorities identified in the state education department’s proposed five-year strategic plan.


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