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Carver High School
September 13, 2016
Before closing more Memphis schools, board members want four questions answered
While more school closures are expected during the next five years, Shelby County Schools lacks specific criteria for shuttering them.
September 12, 2016
Here’s why Memphis’ next round of school closings won’t be just about saving money
Questions remain whether shuttering schools saves money in the long run as leaders of Shelby County Schools shift the focus to academics in determining future closures.
August 9, 2016
Can school closures boost academic achievement? Memphis school leaders track students to find out
Leaders for Tennessee's largest district want to make school closures more about boosting academic achievement than cutting costs.
July 25, 2016
Carver High to partly retain name as new use begins for closed Memphis school
While the recently closed Carver High School will have students again this fall by housing two alternative programs, the building will keep its name — sort of.
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.
July 6, 2016
Supporters of shuttered Memphis Carver High not giving up yet
Attorneys from Apperson Crump talk with school supporters about a potential lawsuit against Shelby County's school board.
June 20, 2016
Both high school closures approved by Shelby County this year are getting a second look
The timelines for shuttering Northside and George Washington Carver high schools are getting a second look this week.
June 9, 2016
After 59-year run in South Memphis, Carver High School is officially closed
Shelby County's school board votes 5-3 with one abstention to close the 198-student school that has almost 1,000 empty seats.
May 23, 2016
Community proposes plan to save Carver High School, one of the few low-performing schools Shelby County hasn’t overhauled
If the third time’s the charm for efforts to close George Washington Carver High School, it won’t be because the community gave up on the…
December 11, 2013
Superintendent Hopson addresses planned school closures in Memphis
Shelby County's superintendent Dorsey E. Hopson, II addressed concerns about planned school closures in Memphis today in a letter addressed to the public.
December 10, 2013
Shelby County Schools administrators announce new school closures
Shelby County School administrators announced that it will move toward closing four more schools. The district will instead move to close Riverview Elementary, Vance Middle, Cypress…
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