Memphis parents submit 1,700 school applications online in first hour

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 28, 2019 4:19 PM CT | Published: January 28, 2019 3:44 PM CT
After decades of what critics called an unfair enrollment system that favored well-off families who could camp out for days to get priority admission, 1,700 parents applied online for Memphis schools during the first hour on Monday, Jan. 28.

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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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