Tennessee’s largest teacher group seeks more protections as COVID spreads among educators

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: November 18, 2020 9:17 AM CT | Published: November 18, 2020 9:17 AM CT
<strong>Houston High School teacher Beth Alsbrook takes her students through an AP Computer Science lessons on the first day of school Monday, Aug. 17, 2020</strong>. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Houston High School teacher Beth Alsbrook takes her students through an AP Computer Science lessons on the first day of school Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian file)

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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.

Tennessee Education Association President Beth Brown urged the governor this week to set firm guidance on when school buildings should close due to infection rates and ensure that all students and staff wear face coverings for those that remain open.

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