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Education commissioner skipping Shelby on 50-district summer tour

Is it a snub or a scheduling issue?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 15, 2021 4:40 AM CT | Published: June 15, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn won’t be making a Shelby County stop during a 50-district summer tour, but a spokesman said the omission isn’t personal or political.

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Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter. He came to Tennessee from Maryland where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a Master of Journalism degree from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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