State mulls how to exit schools from its turnaround district

By , Chalkbeat Tennessee Updated: November 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: November 22, 2020 4:00 AM CT
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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.

The legislature gave the state education department until Jan. 1 to come up with its blueprint for 27 schools and about 8,000 students to leave the Achievement School District and return to their local systems in Memphis and Nashville. 


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