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Tennessee Votes 2018
July 12, 2018
Early voting begins Friday in Tennessee. Here’s where your candidates stand on education.
Chalkbeat asked candidates in four critical races about their positions on public education.
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August 21, 2017
Memphis school board leader wants to declare that ‘all are welcome here’
Teresa Jones wants the school board to officially go on the record and commit to protecting Shelby County Schools' undocumented students and their families.
August 3, 2017
Memphis school board picks a lawyer to help them scrutinize their superintendent’s contract
Herman Morris, who was the city’s top lawyer for six years, will act as interim legal counsel to the board.
April 17, 2017
How can Memphis schools reach long-term goals? One month at a time, say leaders
Working with two national groups, the Shelby County Board of Education identifies data-based priorities to monitor the district's long-term goals.
October 21, 2016
Teach Plus to end fellowship program in Memphis
Teach Plus has trained more than 100 fellows in Memphis since 2009 and has been led since 2015 by Miska Clay Bibbs, a school board member.
July 19, 2016
Hopson recommends two alternative schools for vacant Carver High building
Under the proposal, about 300 students from MLK Transition and Southwest Prep academies would form a new school in the Carver building.
August 6, 2014
As race comes to end, school board candidates wrap up fundraising, spending
In the final month of their campaigns, Shelby County School board candidates spent thousands of dollars on signs, mailings and consultants and continued to draw…
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