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 covers Memphis schools for Chalkbeat Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and most recently covered county government, schools and religion at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia.


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