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Teacher residency compromise reached

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

The Shelby County Commission's Education Committee reached a compromise over teacher residency requirements for the new Unified school district.

The committee agreed to a plan on Wednesday that allows Memphis City School teachers who live outside the county, five years to move in the county limits.

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Employees with MCS are allowed to live outside the city, but once the county and city school systems merge, those workers will have to follow county rules.

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