Memphis and Nashville put on notice about which schools could face state takeover in 2020

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: December 20, 2018 5:01 PM CT | Published: December 19, 2018 7:28 PM CT
In one of her final acts as Tennessee education commissioner, Candice McQueen has identified nearly 20 schools that could require the most drastic state interventions — including possibly state takeover in 2020 — if their test scores don’t increase dramatically, according to documents obtained by Chalkbeat.


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Laura Faith Kebede

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


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