10 new schools will open in Memphis this academic year

By  and , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 25, 2019 2:39 PM CT | Published: July 25, 2019 4:00 AM CT
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Kathryn Palmer

Kathryn Palmer is a graduate student at University of Missouri. Before becoming a journalist, she taught U.S. history at Tallahassee Comunity College. She is former historian for the State Archives of Florida.

Special to the Daily Memphian

Caroline Bauman

Caroline Bauman serves as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and writes about Tennessee schools. Bauman has a masters degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow. When she’s not working, you can almost certainly find her enjoying BBQ nachos at Central or live music at the Levitt Shell.

The openings and closings will bring the total number of Memphis charter schools to 82 — with Shelby County Schools overseeing 57 and the state-run Achievement School District overseeing 25 more.


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