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.

Community backlash halts Winchester Elementary literacy lab plan

Wariness of Memphis Teacher Residency leads to becoming iZone school instead

By Updated: June 20, 2019 7:16 PM CT | Published: June 20, 2019 7:15 PM CT

Parents and teachers at Winchester Elementary were largely critical of the Memphis Teacher Residency partnership — saying the teachers would be less experienced, the model hasn’t been tested, and the school had recently undergone a lot of leadership changes.

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