TUESDAY, APR 3, 2018
As part of a two-day event hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum, former U.S. Secretary of Education John King and Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson will be on a panel entitled "The Promise of Education." Other panelists include Karen Harrell, vice president of early childhood services at Porter-Leath; and Walter M. Kimbrough, author and president of Dillard University. The panel is on the second day of the symposium, which runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Start time for the education panel is estimated. For more information, visit the event page.
Apr. 3, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Michael D. Rose Theatre, University of Memphis, 470 University Memphis, TN 38111
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SATURDAY, FEB 2, 2019
Join us for an evening of true stories from Memphis educators and students. Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting a storytelling event under the theme "Natural Consequences" alongside Spillit.
We'll explore how natural and unnatural, just and unjust consequences to actions impact our lives and experiences. Storytellers will deliver personal stories, and many of them will touch on how, in diverse ways, school discipline has impacted their lives. Don't miss our latest investigation into school discipline practices here.Tickets are 10 dollars and available at the door the evening of the show. The event will be held Feb. 2 at Epicenter, 902 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN. A special thanks to Knowledge Tree for its sponsorship of this event. Chalkbeat Tennessee is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering Tennessee schools.
Feb. 2, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Epicenter, 902 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104