YOUR TURN: Lawyers win in municipal schools battle - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

YOUR TURN: Lawyers win in municipal schools battle

(WMC-TV) - This week's "Your Turn" segment comes from the Action News 5 Facebook page where hundreds of people commented on the judge's ruling about the  Memphis-Shelby County schools merger. Predictably, some of the comments zeroed in on racial issues and that drew this response from April Clark-Grims. In her words:

I'm not understanding the racism comments. I'm black and I live in Bartlett. I moved to Bartlett so my son could be in a better school. He was a straight A student in MCS, but he wasn't being challenged and was getting bored. He transferred to a Bartlett school and had to struggle to get adjusted to the curriculum, but is again a straight A student. Sure there may be bright spots in the Memphis school system, but from my experience, the Bartlett schools are better. And my son likes them more. How is that a racial issue?

That's April Clark-Grim's turn. Now it's your turn. To comment on this segment or anything else, email yourturn@wmctv.com or call 800-465-1210.

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