Study coming on free bus passes for Memphis high school students

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: February 27, 2019 1:28 PM CT | Published: February 26, 2019 9:18 PM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

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.

The board resolution made the case that free bus passes students would help reduce absences in a school district where most students live in poverty and are less likely to have access to a car or enough money for public transit. 

 

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