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Fourteen schools had rates of 90% or higher. District officials credit tutoring, graduation coaches and other efforts.
The pullout is the latest setback for efforts to overturn the controversial state law.
Sen. Jon Lundberg is cool to the idea of saying no to over a billion dollars a year.
Two out-of-state conservative groups will get the last word in Tennessee’s legislative hearings on rejecting federal education funding.
Aging school buildings, lagging teacher pay: ‘The needs are so great,’ says head of Memphis district.
Prize-winning authors spoke to Whitehaven H.S. students but had to hold back on discussing themes of systemic racism.
Trezevant is the default option, but transportation will be offered to two other schools as well.
Grades will be released in December. Revised criteria mark a big change of course under a new leader.
Over the years, David Snowden has paid for tutors, therapy dogs, digital equipment, and more
UAB professor Tondra Loder-Jackson discovered an “underground railroad” of Black educators who fought segregation in the South. Can their example help teachers defy restrictions on teaching historical truths?
Draft proposals outline more than $200 million in savings through closures and consolidations, while a new committee will explore redevelopment opportunities.
The Midtown Memphis school building will get additional upgrades while it is treated for a mold problem discovered one month into the 2023-24 school year.
Young’s proposals include capital investments for Memphis-Shelby County Schools, which is poised to establish a new facilities plan in the coming months.
The group will begin meeting in early November and report to the legislature by Jan. 6.
Tess Stovall’s recommendations will be a key factor in whether the state votes to overrule locally elected school boards.