‘It gets unbearable': Students await plan for aging school buildings

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: November 15, 2019 3:39 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Laura Faith Kebede

Laura Faith Kebede covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.

This week, when temperatures in Memphis dipped to an unseasonably chilly 20 degrees, some classrooms at Kingsbury High had no heat. The problem was partially caused by a gas leak that led to an early dismissal Tuesday, but a student says cold classrooms are common. 

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