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December 18, 2017
School vouchers hit snag in Tennessee as sponsor announces he won’t advance bill
Sen. Brian Kelsey says he won’t ask a Senate committee to take up his bill when the legislature reconvenes next month.
September 13, 2016
Memphis-area school leader named Tennessee’s Superintendent of the Year
David Stephens of Bartlett City Schools is honored by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents.
June 30, 2014
Municipal districts say the first measure of their success will be their buses
The performance of school buses in the first days and weeks of the school year will be one of the most visible and important tests of the new municipal school districts, according to public statements by board members and interviews with their superintendents. But the districts face some unprecedented challenges that leaves uncertainty as to whether the disruptions this year will be as ordinary as they are hoping, or extraordinary, as happened last year.
June 23, 2014
Bartlett board bypasses protocol so employees will have health insurance on time
Bartlett City Schools board boardmembers bypassed traditional protocol to pass a health benefits package that was a last minute addition to the agenda and that board members still have not seen, this evening. "This will not be the normal course of business moving forward,” said Jeff Norris, the board chair. "This is not ideal to execute these things without allowing you to see them."
June 20, 2014
Six reasons Bartlett’s superintendent is optimistic about its first year
David Stephens has been at the center of educational change in Shelby County the last few years, including the SCS/MCS merger. Now Stephens runs Bartlett City Schools. He sat down to talk about what he learned from the schools merger, Bartlett’s plan to be Shelby County’s premier STEM district and what he would’ve done differently if he could do it all over again.
June 17, 2014
In 90 minutes, Bartlett board passes on more than 40 policies for votes next week
The Bartlett school board reviewed more than 40 district policies at their work session Monday. They discussed and passed policies for a vote next week…
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