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Jubilee Catholic schools
July 3, 2019
Feds give green light to controversial contract between Memphis charter school and Catholic diocese
The charter school network’s lease prohibits it from teaching anything considered “gravely immoral” by the Catholic Church.
August 21, 2018
Memphis board approves the opening of nine charter schools in 2019
That would bring the number of charter schools in Tennessee’s largest district to 63 — far and away the most in the state.
August 16, 2018
Memphis Catholic schools and three other applicants one step closer to becoming charters
Memphis could be home to nine more charter schools next fall, which would bring the district to 63 schools in total.
July 30, 2018
Six Memphis Catholic schools would convert to charters under revised application
After seeking to be the largest charter school operator in Memphis, a new organization hoping to convert Catholic schools to public ones is scaling back.
June 14, 2018
All Memphis charter school applicants sent back to drawing board if they want to open in 2019
If the school board agrees, applicants have 30 days to revise and resubmit. The board will vote on the amended applications August 21.
February 1, 2018
New charter organization led by Christian Brothers University president seeks to take over Jubilee schools
John Smarrelli is the board chairman of a new charter organization, New Day Schools, that announced its intent to convert nine Catholic schools to charters.
January 30, 2018
What needs to happen for a group of Memphis Catholic schools to become charters
No shortage of things must happen for the financially strapped schools to be transformed into what would be the largest charter school network in Memphis.
January 24, 2018
With the defeat of vouchers, Memphis Catholic leaders seek charter conversion
But whether that avenue is open depends on Shelby County Schools.
March 29, 2017
Some Catholic schools may shun Memphis voucher program over TNReady
A lobbyist for the Tennessee Catholic Public Policy Commission testifies in front of a House committee considering school vouchers.
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