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State to take over 10 MCS schools

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Ten more Memphis City Schools will be taken over by the state.

Currently, six schools are already scheduled for takeover by next year.

14 Memphis elementary and middle schools are in the bottom five percent of underperforming schools in the state, but only 10 will be chosen to be taken over by the achievement school district.

The other four will remain under the new Unified School System.

The ASD has scheduled meetings this week and next to talk about the process tonight from 5:30 to 7:30.

Pursuit of God Church - 3171 Signal St. (Map)

The Sexton Community Center - 1235 Brown Ave. (Map)

ASD leaders will make the final decision and announce the matches Dec. 17.

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