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The Memphis Flyer
Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ballwhich has precisely the opposite point of view, welcoming both charter-school i
Election Preview: Behind the 8th Ball
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 7 days ago
which has precisely the opposite point of view, welcoming both charter-school initiatives and intercession by the state's Achievement School District. There are several races, too, belonging to the Shelby County General Election portion of the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Company to submit ‘better plan’ for proposed landfill next to Frayser schoolfrom low-income families in one of the city's most economically depressed areas
Company to submit ‘better plan’ for proposed landfill next to Frayser school
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
from low-income families in one of the city's most economically depressed areas. The school is operated by the state-run Achievement School District. At a recent community forum, Frayser residents expressed concern about blight in their... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
SCS report praises charters for student behavior, retentionwhich SCS says will be released annually, only addresses schools authorized by
SCS report praises charters for student behavior, retention
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
which SCS says will be released annually, only addresses schools authorized by SCS, not charters under the state-run Achievement School District. "My hope is that this report will give our parents and families clear information on the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Aspire Public Schools opening new school under SCShave seen the billboards or heard about the charter trying to turn around under
Aspire Public Schools opening new school under SCS
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 20 days ago
have seen the billboards or heard about the charter trying to turn around underperforming schools through the state-run Achievement School District. It has been in Memphis for four years. During that time, it has run Hanley Elementary, Hanley... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Teach for America marks 10th year in Memphis with increased diversity and enhanced local trainingI can be a real asset," Cassell said. The corps members are generally split fa
Teach for America marks 10th year in Memphis with increased diversity and enhanced local training
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 24 days ago
I can be a real asset," Cassell said. The corps members are generally split fairly evenly between SCS and the state-run Achievement School District, Turner said, including charters and schools the districts each run directly. But the ASD's... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Focus turns to McCrory as legislature leaves bills for himapproved proposal would hand over five of North Carolina's lowest performing el
Focus turns to McCrory as legislature leaves bills for him
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 24 days ago
approved proposal would hand over five of North Carolina's lowest performing elementary schools to charter operators in an "Achievement School District" pilot exempt from oversight and evaluations from local school boards. The legislature... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Focus turns to McCrory as legislature leaves bills for himapproved proposal would hand over five of North Carolina's lowest performing el
Focus turns to McCrory as legislature leaves bills for him
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 25 days ago
approved proposal would hand over five of North Carolina's lowest performing elementary schools to charter operators in an "Achievement School District" pilot exempt from oversight and evaluations from local school boards. The legislature... Read more
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The News & Observer
What NC lawmakers did – and didn’t do – in the short sessionstudent proficiency. The five schools, selected from a statewide pool of strug
What NC lawmakers did – and didn’t do – in the short session
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
student proficiency. The five schools, selected from a statewide pool of struggling schools, would become part of an Achievement School District that would be overseen by a superintendent the State Board of Education selects. The charter... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assembly this week47-0. Sent to the governor for approval.

Voting yes: Apo

Votes in the NC General Assembly this week
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 27 days ago
47-0. Sent to the governor for approval.

Voting yes: Apodaca, Van Duyn

HB 1080 — Achievement School District: Establishes the Achievement School District in the state so that the State Board of... Read more

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The Star
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this weekBrody, R-Union. Adopted 47-0. Sent to the governor for approval. David Curtis
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted this week
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
Brody, R-Union. Adopted 47-0. Sent to the governor for approval. David Curtis, Warren Daniel, Kathy Harrington HB 1080 — Achievement School District: Establishes the Achievement School District in the state so that the State Board of Education... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
New Mississippi laws cover education, abortion, other issuesschool superintendents to be appointed, beginning in 2019. Those elected in 201
New Mississippi laws cover education, abortion, other issues
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 28 days ago
school superintendents to be appointed, beginning in 2019. Those elected in 2015 will serve their current four-year terms. ACHIEVEMENT SCHOOL DISTRICT — HB 989 (http://bit.ly/1p25v2d ) creates a statewide school district that would take control of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Achievement School District clears General Assemblywho call it a charter school takeover. The House passed the Senate version of
Achievement School District clears General Assembly
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 28 days ago
who call it a charter school takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a bill Wednesday to create a five-school Achievement School District pilot program for schools that have consistently shown poor growth and performance. Supporters... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
No to Requiring City Residency for City Employeesand a bit of unincorporated county turf and was further balkanized by a galaxy
No to Requiring City Residency for City Employees
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 28 days ago
and a bit of unincorporated county turf and was further balkanized by a galaxy of charter schools and a state-supported Achievement School District that gobbled up "non-performing" city schools. But there had been a brief moment when the... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Achievement School District clears General Assemblyschool boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a
Achievement School District clears General Assembly
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
school boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a bill Wednesday to create a five-school Achievement School District pilot program for schools that have shown consistently poor growth and performance. A State... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Achievement School District clears General Assemblyschool boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a
Achievement School District clears General Assembly
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
school boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a bill Wednesday to create a five-school Achievement School District pilot program for schools that have shown consistently poor growth and performance. A State... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Achievement School District clears General Assemblyschool boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a
Achievement School District clears General Assembly
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
school boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a bill Wednesday to create a five-school Achievement School District pilot program for schools that have shown consistently poor growth and performance. A State... Read more
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The News & Observer
Controversial bill on state school takeover heads to NC governorThe bill goes to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature. Five struggling schools f
Controversial bill on state school takeover heads to NC governor
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
The bill goes to Gov. Pat McCrory for his signature. Five struggling schools from around the state would be part of the Achievement School District. A superintendent the State Board of Education hires would oversee the district and choose... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Achievement School District clears General Assemblyschool boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a
Achievement School District clears General Assembly
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
school boards who call it a takeover. The House passed the Senate version of a bill Wednesday to create a five-school Achievement School District pilot program for schools that have shown consistently poor growth and performance. A State... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal LawWinstead, Director of Schools, Maryville City Schools School Improvement Stat
Tennessee Education Stakeholders To Inform State Plan, Policies To Transition To New Federal Law
The Chattanoogan / Posted 29 days ago
Winstead, Director of Schools, Maryville City Schools School Improvement State leads: Malika Anderson, Superintendent, Achievement School District Rita Fentress, Director of School Improvement, Tennessee Department of Education Working group... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OKschools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlie
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OK
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
schools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlier this month. The bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approval Monday night. The proposal directs a superintendent appointed... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OKThe bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approv
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OK
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 30 days ago
The bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approval Monday night. The proposal directs a superintendent appointed by the State Board of Education to choose charter operators with proven successful records to run five... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby educators discuss pre-K efforts a year after $8 million grantfor 27 additional pre-K classrooms and hundreds of new seats in four districts:
Shelby educators discuss pre-K efforts a year after $8 million grant
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 30 days ago
for 27 additional pre-K classrooms and hundreds of new seats in four districts: Shelby County Schools, the state-run Achievement School District, Bartlett City Schools, and Millington Municipal Schools. Those four districts comprise the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OKschools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlie
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OK
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
schools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlier this month. The bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approval Monday night. The proposal directs a superintendent appointed... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OKschools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlie
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OK
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 30 days ago
schools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlier this month. The bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approval Monday night. The proposal directs a superintendent appointed... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OKschools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlie
Achievement School District proposal gets initial Senate OK
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
schools is now making its way through the Senate after passing the House earlier this month. The bill creating an Achievement School District received initial Senate approval Monday night. The proposal directs a superintendent appointed... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Senate OKs state takeover of 5 struggling schools| News & Observer June 27, 2016 10:02 PM Preliminary approval for Achieveme
NC Senate OKs state takeover of 5 struggling schools
The News & Observer / Posted 30 days ago
| News & Observer June 27, 2016 10:02 PM Preliminary approval for Achievement School District Democrats fail to get their districts exempted Final Senate vote expected Tuesday Senate... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday sessionCommittees advanced dozens of bills, including proposed legislation on immigrat
Senate advances key bills during catch-all Friday session
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 1 months ago
Committees advanced dozens of bills, including proposed legislation on immigration, city council redistricting, a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap. The full Senate also approved... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Putting Lipstick on the Prop 39 Pigof public schools in North Carolina. "In this post, he describes the General A
Putting Lipstick on the Prop 39 Pig
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
of public schools in North Carolina. "In this post, he describes the General Assembly's decision to create an "Achievement School District," modeled on the one that failed in Tennessee. The basic idea is to gather up the... Read more
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The News & Observer
State takeover of 5 schools advances in NC legislatureto accept charter-school operations they don’t want. The bill would put five s
State takeover of 5 schools advances in NC legislature
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
to accept charter-school operations they don’t want. The bill would put five struggling elementary schools into an Achievement School District that a superintendent hired by the State Board of Education would oversee. Charter operators... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
NC Senate convenes for catch-all Friday sessionto push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, ci
NC Senate convenes for catch-all Friday session
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
to push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, city council redistricting and a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state’s income tax cap. The House is not meeting,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
3 constitutional add-ons clear Senate committeeto push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, ci
3 constitutional add-ons clear Senate committee
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
to push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, city council redistricting and a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap. The House is not meeting,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday sessionto push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, ci
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday session
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
to push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, city council redistricting and a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap. The House is not meeting,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday sessionto push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, ci
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday session
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
to push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, city council redistricting and a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap. The House is not meeting,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday sessionto push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, ci
Senate convenes for catch-all Friday session
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
to push dozens of bills to the floor, including those regarding immigration, city council redistricting and a proposed Achievement School District and a constitutional amendment to lower the state's income tax cap. The House is not meeting,... Read more
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