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The Chattanoogan
SCORE Selects 49 Teachers For 2016-17 Tennessee Educator Fellowshipteaching for 11 years. Carl Schneider teaches grades 3-5 gifted enrichment at
SCORE Selects 49 Teachers For 2016-17 Tennessee Educator Fellowship
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 hours ago
teaching for 11 years. Carl Schneider teaches grades 3-5 gifted enrichment at Whitney Achievement Elementary School in the Achievement School District. Schneider has been teaching for three years. Charlene Schwenk teaches fourth-grade math at... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increaseHopson told the County Commission's budget and finance committee Wednesday. Bu
Shelby County Schools makes cases to County Commission for funding increase
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 hours ago
Hopson told the County Commission's budget and finance committee Wednesday. But the inclusion of funding for the state's Achievement School District (ASD) and matching funds for municipal schools amount to a $44.5 million education budget... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Two schools now in limbo after SCS Board meetingvoted to shut down and merge with the high school, could stay open after all.
Two schools now in limbo after SCS Board meeting
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
voted to shut down and merge with the high school, could stay open after all. Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said the Achievement School District offered to help come up with the money. "Really you have a chance for a fresh start at a middle... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby schools, ASD consider uniting to run Raleigh-Egypt MiddleShelby County Schools and the state-run Achievement School District are in talk
Shelby schools, ASD consider uniting to run Raleigh-Egypt Middle
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Shelby County Schools and the state-run Achievement School District are in talks to partner in the operation of Raleigh-Egypt Middle School, SCS Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said Tuesday. The plan would have SCS putting the school into its... Read more
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ajc.com
Will state takeover improve Georgia schools?about the success of state takeovers? The Recovery School District in New Orlea
Will state takeover improve Georgia schools?
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
about the success of state takeovers? The Recovery School District in New Orleans has had greater success than Tennessee’s Achievement School District, which is the model that Georgia will most closely resemble. New Orleans converted its old... Read more
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ajc.com
Will stake takeover improve Georgia schools?about the success of state takeovers? The Recovery School District in New Orlea
Will stake takeover improve Georgia schools?
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
about the success of state takeovers? The Recovery School District in New Orleans has had greater success than Tennessee’s Achievement School District, which is the model that Georgia will most closely resemble. New Orleans converted its old... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Whitehaven school turnaround model first to focus beyond the bottom 5 percentjust above the 5 percent threshold for entering the SCS Innovation Zone turnaro
Whitehaven school turnaround model first to focus beyond the bottom 5 percent
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
just above the 5 percent threshold for entering the SCS Innovation Zone turnaround program or state takeover into the Achievement School District. But Hopson and Hunter have watched charters and the ASD pick off schools and students in... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Memphis-area organizations get literacy funding even though state does not award Shelby County “Read to be Ready” grantCounty had a third grade reading proficiency of 39.5 percent. That data includ
Memphis-area organizations get literacy funding even though state does not award Shelby County “Read to be Ready” grant
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
County had a third grade reading proficiency of 39.5 percent. That data included Shelby County Schools, the state-run Achievement School District, and some municipal districts. WREG spoke with some of the Memphis-area organizations receiving... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Break in the Weatherof the TNReady program. Parkinson called for a three-year extension of the curr
Break in the Weather
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 20 days ago
of the TNReady program. Parkinson called for a three-year extension of the current moratorium on expansion of the state's Achievement School District and for scrapping of any official testing procedure until a satisfactory one might be de... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
SCS board OKs Raleigh-Egypt plan to bypass ASDASD. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Students in Raleigh will have th
SCS board OKs Raleigh-Egypt plan to bypass ASD
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 28 days ago
ASD. (Yalonda M. James/The Commercial Appeal) Students in Raleigh will have the option next year to avoid the state-run Achievement School District without leaving their neighborhood. The Shelby County Schools board on Tuesday voted 8-0 to add... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County cancels TNReady for grades 3-8 after state terminates contract with test companyfor only a one-year stay, Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" o
Knox County cancels TNReady for grades 3-8 after state terminates contract with test company
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
for only a one-year stay, Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evaluation measures this year, and the Achievement School District announced it will not take over any low-performing schools for the 2017-18 school year, seemingly... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tennessee terminates contract with TNReady test companyfor only a one-year stay,. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless"
Tennessee terminates contract with TNReady test company
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 28 days ago
for only a one-year stay,. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evaluation measures this year, and the Achievement School District announced it will not take over any low-performing schools for the 2017-18 school year, seemingly... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Possible school closures, rezoning on SCS Board agenda Tuesdaypossible rezoning which could impact a couple schools that are slated for state
Possible school closures, rezoning on SCS Board agenda Tuesday
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 29 days ago
possible rezoning which could impact a couple schools that are slated for state takeover next school year through the Achievement School District. The board is addressing the issue due to declining enrollment. It could zone students to other... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Proposed bill would send lowest performing schools to charter administration“We understand on some level we have got to be more creative, more nimble with
Proposed bill would send lowest performing schools to charter administration
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 30 days ago
“We understand on some level we have got to be more creative, more nimble with change.” Bryan introduced the Achievement School District bill in 2015, which would give control of the five worst performing public elementary school over... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
TNReady tests once again delayedtesting measures. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evalua
TNReady tests once again delayed
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 30 days ago
testing measures. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evaluation measures this year, and last week, the Achievement School District announced it will not take over any low-performing schools for the 2017-18 school year, seemingly... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Looking back at 2016’s busy legislative session in Tenn.co-ops provide broadband Internet service into areas not served by commercial p
Looking back at 2016’s busy legislative session in Tenn.
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
co-ops provide broadband Internet service into areas not served by commercial providers. Bills to abolish the state-run Achievement School District and to restrict its authority also failed. Then there were what Senate Majority Leader Mark... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tennessee General Assembly wraps 2016 sessionco-ops provide broadband internet service into areas not served by commercial p
Tennessee General Assembly wraps 2016 session
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted a month ago
co-ops provide broadband internet service into areas not served by commercial providers. Bills to abolish the state-run Achievement School District and to restrict its authority also failed. And then there were what Senate Majority Leader Mark... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC teacher raises are top goal in education budgetbetween sessions to consider education topics. One took a broad look at strateg
NC teacher raises are top goal in education budget
The News & Observer / Posted a month ago
between sessions to consider education topics. One took a broad look at strategies; the other focused on establishing an Achievement School District, where the state would have charter school companies run up to five low-performing... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Looking back at 2016’s busy legislative session in Tenn.co-ops provide broadband Internet service into areas not served by commercial p
Looking back at 2016’s busy legislative session in Tenn.
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted a month ago
co-ops provide broadband Internet service into areas not served by commercial providers. Bills to abolish the state-run Achievement School District and to restrict its authority also failed. Then there were what Senate Majority Leader Mark... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
2016 session: Tax cut, school changes; no new highway moneysuperintendents to be appointed, beginning in 2019. Those elected in 2015 will
2016 session: Tax cut, school changes; no new highway money
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 1 months ago
superintendents to be appointed, beginning in 2019. Those elected in 2015 will serve their current four-year terms. ■ ACHIEVEMENT SCHOOL DISTRICT -- House Bill 989, awaiting consideration by the governor, would create a statewide school... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
TNReady tests won't be rescheduled again this yeartesting measures. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evalua
TNReady tests won't be rescheduled again this year
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 1 months ago
testing measures. Legislators have moved to hold teachers "harmless" on evaluation measures this year, and last week, the Achievement School District announced it will not take over any low-performing schools for the 2017-18 school year, seemingly... Read more
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