SCS recommends closing Southwest Early College High for ‘egregious’ misconduct

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: October 23, 2019 1:32 PM CT | Published: October 23, 2019 1:28 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

The school district found that 60% of teachers at Southwest Early College High School do not have proper licensing for the classes they are teaching.


Shelby County Schools Southwest Early College High School Southwest Tennessee Community College


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