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Why Tennessee’s Teacher of the Year uses penguins to help her first-graders grow as readers, writers, and thinkers
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McQueen ends her Tennessee tenure the same way she started — focused on reading
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City University Boys charter school appeals to Tennessee board to stay open
December 14, 2018
Even as suspensions fall, Memphis students are being kicked out of school longer, data shows
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KIPP Memphis gets $40,000 to start fund that helps college students pay for unexpected costs
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Bill Lee is Tennessee’s next governor. Here’s how he’ll begin to shape education.
Memphis moves from problem child to poster child on Tennessee’s new school improvement list
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December 5, 2018
McQueen: More school takeovers ‘most likely’ coming to Memphis and Nashville
Tennessee's outgoing education chief says she'll recommend more takeovers to the next governor, unless there's significant improvement.
December 4, 2018
Memphis board votes to close City University Boys Preparatory charter school
After 10 years, City University Boys Preparatory will close at the end of the academic year. Shelby County Schools recommended closure of the middle…
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December 3, 2018
It’s a ‘breath of fresh air’ to be back in school, Georgian Hills educators say after three weeks off following heating issues
On Monday morning, the elementary school in Frayser held classes for the first time since Nov. 13, when cold temperatures put the building’s boiler out of commission.
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December 12, 2018
District chief Joris Ray named Memphis schools’ interim leader
Joris Ray, who started his 22-year career as a teacher in Memphis schools, will be the interim superintendent for Shelby County Schools. The school board…
December 11, 2018
Plan for Memphis schools would fold 28 old schools into 10 new ones
If implemented, the plan could take up to 10 years, impact some 15,000 students, and could cost the district at least $700 million in building costs.
December 10, 2018
Hopson will leave a blueprint to consolidate more schools. Here’s what you need to know.
If trends hold true for Hopson’s final recommendations, four schools would be at the top of the list for consolidation.
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December 7, 2018
Memphis Education Fund has a new leader. Here’s what the group will put money behind going forward.
Next year the Education Fund will focus on initiatives that help parents better understand their school choices, increase the number of quality school offerings in Memphis, and improve equitable access to school facilities.
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Rise & Shine: Why Tennessee’s Teacher of the Year uses penguins to help her first-graders grow as readers
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October 16, 2018
How football prepared me for my first year of teaching (but maybe not the second)
A former football player writes about how his gridiron experience helped him be a classroom teacher in Memphis.
September 14, 2018
I spoke with our governor during his TNReady listening tour. Here’s what I hope he heard.
Tara Baker, an assistant principal at Nashville's McGavock High School, was among about 150 educators invited to participate.
June 8, 2018
If teachers aren’t equipped to help trauma victims, students suffer. Learn from my story.
I thought that if I could find a different way to ask him to get back on task, maybe he would not become so aggressive.
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As the Detroit district weighs taking back some of its leased buildings from charter schools, anxiety grows
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