COLLEGE BOUND In Freedom Preparatory Academy’s inaugural graduating class, all 50 seniors are headed to college. A boost in ACT scores helped them get there. Chalkbeat

MOVERS AND SHAKERS Margo Roen, who has been instrumental in recruiting local and national charter operators to Tennessee’s Achievement School District, has resigned as its deputy superintendent. Chalkbeat

COUNTY FINANCE Shelby County commissioners take the first step to launch a three-year plan to fund $54 million in capital needs at county schools. The Commercial Appeal

CHATTANOOGA State education officials outline and field questions about a collaborative partnership to improve Hamilton County’s lowest performing schools during a meeting with the school board. Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chalkbeat, The Chattanoogan

ENROLLMENT DROPS Shelby County and three municipal school districts show declines in student enrollment. Smart City Memphis

FIRST FIELD The rugby team at a Memphis charter school is surprised with plans to build the city’s first community rugby field nearby. WMC-TV

BREAKING PIPELINES A Memphis nonprofit is working to create space for incarcerated youth to share about what led them to the school-to-prison pipeline, as well as encourage them in opportunities after prison. Memphis Daily News

BUDGET TALKS The Unicoi County school board moves forward with a worst-case scenario budget that uses $680,000 in reserve funds to put a new roof on a high school and give a 2 percent pay raise to employees. Johnson City Press

HEALTH CARE The Hamilton County Schools district could lose more than $4 million in reimbursements if Congress follows through with plans to change the way Medicaid is distributed. Chattanooga Times Free Press

CURB FIGHTS Nashville public schools aim to curb school fights and their presence on social media. NewsChannel5