Jubilee Schools are closing this month. Facing enormous financial shortfalls, the Catholic Diocese of Memphis closed all of the Jubilee Schools after the 2018-19 school year.
The endowment wasn’t enough to sustain a school system serving the mostly non-Catholic students, many of who went to school paying little or no tuition.
This week teachers in all the jubilee schools were told to remove all religious materials from the school before the charter school takes over.
© Karen Pulfer Focht