Memphis students, once in juvenile detention, offer ideas to reduce suspensions

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: April 09, 2019 12:37 PM CT | Published: April 09, 2019 12:37 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.

Many of the student recommendations were rooted in Project STAND, a federally funded program at Carver Academy for students transitioning back to school after juvenile detention. Currently, there are 66 students in the program.

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