MOVERS & SHAKERS KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools is welcoming its third leader in three years, and at a time when the seven-school charter network could use a boost. Chalkbeat

STATE LEADERS Some education leaders, including the CEO of the Tennessee Charter Center, made the cut for the 2017-18 class of Leadership Tennessee. The Tennessean

NBA AWARD The Memphis Grizzlies have been named one of four finalists for the Third Annual Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year Award, in part because of Grizzlies Prep, the only public charter school in the nation branded by an NBA team. NBA.com

NATIONAL AWARD Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is one of four schools across the country to receive the School Innovation and Change Award from the National Principals Leadership Institute this year. Times Free Press

JUVENILE COURT Intervention on a constant basis is a philosophy Shelby County Schools has turned to as a first indicator of problems that come from outside the schools. The juvenile justice system is now working on a similar philosophy. Memphis Daily News

TRACKING YOUR KIDS Maryville parents soon will be able to track their child’s school bus through a smartphone app. The Daily Times

STUDENT INVENTORS Murfreesboro students represent Tennessee at the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo. The Daily News Journal
SUMMER LEARNING Students at Riverside Elementary school are returning to the classroom this month for a special summer curriculum aimed at enhancing their reading and writing abilities. Columbia Daily Herald