Memphis and Nashville left to pursue suit against state

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 09, 2020 4:21 PM CT | Published: January 09, 2020 4:21 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.

A legal challenge by Shelby County Schools and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools pits Tennessee’s two largest districts against the state over whether it allocates enough money to provide an adequate education to urban students who live in poverty, have special needs, or come from non-English-speaking homes. 

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