A Memphis charter network leaves state district for local oversight

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: July 07, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede is a distinguished journalist in residence at the Institute for Public Service Reporting at the University of Memphis. She leads the Institute’s Civil Wrongs project to write about historical cases of racial terror as a corps member for Report for America. You can follow her on Twitter @kebedefaith

Freedom Preparatory Academy, a 10-year-old charter network, will move its Westwood neighborhood elementary school to Shelby County Schools oversight — rolling back the 2014 state takeover of the school.

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Freedom Prep Academy. Shelby County Schools

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