RACE AND EQUALITY Author Ansley Erickson talks to Chalkbeat about her book Making the Unequal Metropolis, in which she describes the desegregation and subsequent resegregation of Nashville’s public schools, tracing the path of today’s educational inequalities to their roots. Chalkbeat

KNOCK KNOCK Home visits help Memphis teachers know their students before the first bell. Chalkbeat

GEAR UP 4 SCHOOL Shelby County Schools hosts an event to register more students before the school starts. News Channel 3

H(ELL)PING HAND A Nashville charter school teams up with Metro Nashville Public Schools to help English Language Learners. The Tennessean

TOP HONORS Wilson County Director of Schools Donna Wright is the Professional Educators of Tennessee’s superintendent of the year. The Tennessean

VIOLENCE PREVENTION Mid-South non-profits team up to mentor Memphis boys in violence prevention. News Channel 3

MOVES A former Memphis educator opens a highly anticipated charter school in a low-income Kansas City neighborhood. Fox 4 News

TEST GLITCHES Commentary: Online testing glitches are a bigger problem than you think. The 74