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Millington Municipal School District
May 21, 2018
School boards across Tennessee scrap TNReady scores from students’ grades
One by one, a growing number of Tennessee districts are opting not to count TNReady scores against students whenever the results are released.
April 16, 2018
Some Memphis-area schools opt to wait a day after system snafu stalls online testing
The state said its testing vendor fixed the problem, but Shelby County Schools left it up to individual high schools to decide how to proceed.
How I Teach
January 11, 2018
Tupac, Shakespeare, and ‘Stranger Things’: How a top Tennessee teacher relates to her students
How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs.
November 16, 2017
Teachers in Millington and Knoxville just won the Oscar awards of education
Teachers in Millington and Knoxville receive a prestigious national teaching award, $25,000 checks, and a visit from the state’s education chief.
in the burbs
August 30, 2017
Germantown tops Tennessee in high school test scores, other suburban Memphis districts see gains
School systems in Arlington, Collierville and Germantown are among 10 statewide to reduce the percent of students performing below grade level in every subject.
June 28, 2017
Signal Mountain leaders just visited Shelby County to learn about school secession. Here are five things we heard.
Calling their trip a fact-finding mission, the mayor of Signal Mountain and a small committee of citizens met with leaders from Shelby County municipal school districts.
July 29, 2015
Most new Shelby County school districts happy with benchmark test scores
Five of six municipal school districts in suburban Shelby County welcome mostly positive results from their first year of operation based on district-level test scores.
July 30, 2014
On registration day, school transfers based on experience, reputations
Shelby County students and parents shook off their summer relaxation on Tuesday and showed up to register for school in everything from flip flops and t-shirts, to military and football uniforms. The day took on special importance this year because many schools' boundaries have changed, especially in the suburbs where six new municipal districts will open their doors next week.
July 11, 2014
Millington’s superintendent talks about its unique resource challenges
Dr. David Roper has had a varied career in education, working his way from a school psychologist all the way up to administrative assistant at Birmingham City Schools. As the first superintendent of the brand new Millington Municipal Schools, he believes his experience working in a high poverty background will help him address some of the financial challenges Millington will face that the other five municipal school districts will not.
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