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

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: November 15, 2019 3:39 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

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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