Saturday, December 3, 2022

ChalkBeat TN

Shelby County Schools has reclaimed a Memphis school building that formerly housed a state-run charter school that just moved across town. This week, the former campus of Raleigh-Egypt Middle School began housing middle schoolers under the local district in Memphis. District...
Say your home air conditioner dies, and it’s August in Memphis. You don’t have enough in your checking account to cover the cost of a new one, but you have just enough in savings. The problem: After you’ve cleaned...
A former turnaround principal is returning to Memphis as an assistant superintendent overseeing the Innovation Zone and other school turnaround work for Shelby County Schools, a spokeswoman confirmed Monday. Antonio Burt started his new job last week under Chief of...
Tennessee is bringing in some new blood to lead its turnaround district after cutting its workforce almost in half and repositioning the model as an intervention of last resort for the state’s chronically struggling schools. While Malika Anderson remains as...
When lawmakers voted this spring to add a semester of Tennessee history to students’ education, they threw a curveball at new social studies standards that were approaching final approval. Now the State Board of Education has announced how it plans...