Rejected charter school applicants appeal to the state

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: October 02, 2019 3:29 PM CT | Published: October 02, 2019 1:20 PM 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

Five charter school applicants the Memphis school board denied two weeks ago for failing to meet new, tighter district standards on charter expansion have appealed the decisions to the state. neighborhoods are in need of better schools.


Shelby County Schools State Board of Education


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