District rehired former Memphis principal accused of planning to rig tests – then fired her six months later

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: January 03, 2019 4:57 PM CT | Published: January 03, 2019 4:11 PM CT
After quietly rehiring a former principal it had investigated for allegedly planning to rig state tests and for calling students the N-word, Shelby County Schools abruptly fired her last month, documents obtained by Chalkbeat show.


Chalkbeat Keith Williams Memphis-Shelby County Education Association Shelby County Schools Tracie Boyd Greer
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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