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August 30, 2019
Memphis teacher salary average dipped to 11th in the state. Negotiations to change that haven’t progressed.
Compensation was among the top priorities of the two Memphis groups representing licensed educators as they started negotiating a new agreement with district leaders.
Politics & Policy
July 24, 2018
Whitehaven High principal not leaving school improvement program he helped start after all
Vincent Hunter isn't going anywhere.
July 11, 2018
Here are the Memphis schools opening and closing this school year
All of the schools opening are charter schools, as are most of the closures.
June 29, 2018
Whitehaven High principal will no longer lead Memphis school improvement program he started
Vincent Hunter will return to overseeing one school, Whitehaven High School.
May 16, 2018
As Memphis expands its efforts to improve schools, one model is about to double in size
The Empowerment Zone, which will enter its third year in August, is a neighborhood-centric approach to improve schools.
February 21, 2018
In rare move, Memphis community council proposes school closure
The Whitehaven Empowerment Zone leadership council says the district should close Manor Lake Elementary and merge it with Geeter Middle to make a K-8 school.
August 25, 2016
Memphis high schools change schedules to make catch-up classes the norm
Shelby County Schools is using a new remediation approach that doesn't involve adding time onto the school day.
July 5, 2016
New ‘early warning’ system aims to help Memphis high schools identify potential dropouts
A new early warning system coming to Shelby County Schools is designed to quickly alert teachers and administrators when a student hits indicators of dropping out.
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