Teacher feedback pushes SCS superintendent to delay vote on literacy contract

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: February 27, 2021 4:00 AM CT
Laura Faith Kebede
Special to The Daily Memphian

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

Joris Ray said he still supports the proposal to spend $5.6 million next school year on Educational Epiphany’s teacher training and take-home literacy flashcards for Memphis students, but he pulled a vote on the contract from this week’s school board meeting agenda.


Shelby County Schools Superintendent Joris Ray Educational Epiphany


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