SCHOOL CLOSURES For a second time, Shelby County Schools has missed its own deadline for releasing a long-anticipated study designed to help guide decisions about Memphis school closures during the next five years. Chalkbeat

TINY HOUSE Hamilton County students learn about renewable energy by building a house. Chattanooga Times Free Press

PUBLIC RECORDING The Kingsport school board is set to approve a policy change that would give it the power to prohibit the taking of photographs and videos during board meetings. Kingsport Times-News

TEACHER EVALUATIONS Knox County Schools Interim Superintendent Buzz Thomas plans to begin the lengthy process of reconsidering the district’s teacher evaluation methods. Knoxville News Sentinel

SPORTS AND ACADEMICS Shelby County Schools completes its investigation into grading discrepancies at Trezevant High School and disciplines two staff members. The Commercial Appeal

NEW BLOOD New Jackson-Madison County school board members to lead influential committees. The Jackson Sun

STEM RESEARCH As repairs continue for Chilhowee Dam, Maryville students are using what they learn in science class to propose solutions. The Daily Times

CELEBRATING HISTORY Lipscomb Elementary in Brentwood has grown and changed immensely since its start 150 years ago. But for staff and alumni, there’s one thing that hasn’t changed — the school’s close-knit community. The Tennessean

SCHOOL CHOICE Metro Nashville Public Schools application period for the district’s school choice program begins. WSMV-TV

SPED ACCOMMODATIONS The U.S. Supreme Court takes up the case of a girl, her service dog and a Michigan school that barred the dog from its premises. Memphis Public Radio