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Laurene Powell Jobs
September 6, 2017
XQ is taking over TV to make the case that high school hasn’t changed in 100 years. But is that true?
Is it really the case that high schools haven’t seen real change over the last century?
August 16, 2017
Crosstown High wins $2.5 million to help reinvent high school in Memphis
A charter school opening next year in midtown Memphis is getting the five-year grant through the XQ Super School Challenge, a national contest.
September 14, 2016
Memphis high school doesn’t win $10 million XQ prize, but backers still want to ‘rethink high school’
Leaders behind Crosstown High School said their efforts to win the national XQ Super School Challenge were not in vain.
August 24, 2016
Crosstown High set to open as a Memphis charter school, unless it doesn’t
With a charter in their hip pocket, backers are assured of a path toward creating a new kind of high school in Memphis. But they'd prefer a contract to a charter.
“rethink” high school
July 21, 2016
Memphis Crosstown High a finalist for $10 million prize
Supporters of a future high school in Midtown Memphis are among 50 finalists for one of at least five $10 million prizes from a national contest.
Super School project
April 11, 2016
Memphis group advances in Laurene Jobs’ contest to reinvent America’s high schools
Crosstown High supporters vie to use a midtown Memphis project to remake America’s high school in a national contest backed by the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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