Is Tennessee moving its weakest teachers to early, non-tested grades? New research says yes.

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: February 23, 2019 4:47 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

A new study confirmed that low-performing teachers in grades 3 through 5 were more likely to be reassigned to non-tested early grades than their more effective colleagues.

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