Tennessee will wait another year to grade its schools A-F

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: August 26, 2019 11:32 AM CT | Published: July 30, 2019 7:15 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

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.

It’s a reprieve for low-performing schools that are academically in the state’s bottom 5%, known as priority schools. Most are in Memphis and Nashville and were expected to receive some of the lowest letter grades. 

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