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August 31, 2018
How one Memphis school is grappling to attract high-achieving students while also educating those left behind
Historic East High School is home to a new academy providing technical education with an emphasis on transportation skills.
July 25, 2018
These teachers came to Memphis to learn new ways to teach overlooked history
Roger Henery has come to realize that the students in the diverse Atlanta high school where he teaches tend to think racial conflict…
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March 29, 2018
Memphis school segregation worse than 50 years ago
And without a re-entry of white families into the city’s school system and massive policy changes, the segregation will only worsen, say academics.
January 19, 2018
Here are the initiatives Memphis’ education philanthropists will focus on in 2018
The Memphis Education Fund has shed its "Teacher Town" name but still plans to focus on recruiting new teachers in 2018.
August 15, 2017
I grew up near Charlottesville and got a misleading education about Civil War history. Students deserve better.
In a disturbing irony, these white supremacists understand an aspect of history that I wish my peers understood from their time spent in school.
July 19, 2016
Rhodes College joins teacher training pipeline for Memphis schools
After almost 100 years of educating college students in the heart of Memphis, Rhodes College is about to become the city’s newest official teacher of future teachers.
July 16, 2015
Memphis high school students get taste of college life through Summer Institutes
GRAD Academy Memphis partners with two Memphis universities this summer in an effort to prepare and encourage students to graduate and continue their studies at college.
February 3, 2015
Rhodes College president named to state Board of Education
William Troutt, president of Rhodes College in Memphis and former president of Belmont University in Nashville, is appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam to the nine-member State Board of Education.
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