Leadership & Management
Over the years, David Snowden has paid for tutors, therapy dogs, digital equipment, and more
Bren Elliott, a former Nashville school administrator, will oversee improvement efforts that encompass nearly 300 schools
‘Tennessee has always been a bellwether state’ for education reform, says Lizzette Gonzalez Reynolds
A vote Tuesday will seek to resolve a contentious issue: whether interim leader Toni Williams, who lacks academic experience, is qualified for the permanent position.
Carney was Penny Schwinn’s go-to manager for major programs.
Former Bush administration official will become the first Hispanic American to hold the post.
School board identifies four firms that applied to head the search
One leader retires, another resigns after investigations into complaints
Though he offered few specifics, Lee said he plans to build on his education agenda of the last four years
Candidates hold widely divergent views on charter schools, vouchers, book bans, and third-grade retention
John Barker, deputy superintendent for strategic operations and finance, will remain on leave pending the outcome of an investigation
Memphis school board hopefuls call for stricter accountability after Tennessee’s largest district ordered an investigation of Superintendent Joris Ray.
Jerica Phillips has served as the district’s top communications chief since 2020.
The hires include two assistant superintendents overseeing academics at the middle and high school levels, and a deputy chief of security to bolster safety.
The researcher behind Tennessee’s pre-K study wants to rethink public preschool. Others say not so fast.
Shelby County Schools administrators have recommended revoking charters of KIPP Memphis Academy Middle School and KIPP Memphis Collegiate Elementary based on low test scores at both schools.
A blueprint to revamp education funding appears to align with Gov. Bill Lee’s pledge to consider each student’s needs. But how much more money would be added?
“She seems well prepared to help Rhodes move forward with boldness and clarity,” said Charles McKinney, chair of Africana Studies at Rhodes.
This year marks Chris Coleman’s 21st year in education, and as the executive director of Teach For America Memphis, he’s helping it develop an alumni program to recruit veteran teachers.