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2015/03/27 20:56
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Vans Store Skating to Wolfchase Galleria Wolfchase Galleria has landed the city’s first Vans store. Vans is a legendary “skateboard” brand that began making footwear in 1966 and now manufactures a...
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2015/03/26 15:43
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The YES Prep board finalized a decision Thursday to halt plans to expand to Memphis, cancelling a two-year pledge to operate its Houston-born charter schools in the troubled city. YES Prep's chief...
2015/03/25 00:03
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary John King visited Memphis Tuesday to talk about Memphis classrooms with local school leaders. “As we’re thinking about issues at the...
2015/03/24 21:56
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... where you can get an excellent read on a school’s culture,” Ware said later. “The culture of the school is an ‘I Can’ culture – a culture of respect.” Ware, who taught social studies and...
2015/03/24 20:20
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March 17,2015 The following letter is from Cabot Public Schools Board of Directors, and its intent is to inform our community and local legislators on educational issues impacting the Cabot School...
2015/03/23 04:06
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NASHVILLE -- Gov. Bill Haslam's expected meeting today with the heads of Tennessee's four largest school systems could be his best -- and last -- chance for avoiding a lawsuit over state education...
2015/03/19 09:50
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Inside a kindergarten classroom at Cornerstone Preparatory School in Binghampton, a little boy is seated at his desk, working diligently on an iPad. A handful of other kids are also working on iPads,...
2015/03/17 02:09
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A state lawmaker blasted the Achievement School District after an audit found the state-run group mishandled $66,336 in taxpayer money over a two-year period. "I don't think $66,000 is ever a drop in...
2015/03/13 23:00
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The State of Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury’s Office audited the Department of Education and State Board of Education. It found problems in the way the Achievement School...
2015/03/12 08:44
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... Rep. Bruce Cozart (R-Hot Springs), the chair of the House Education Committee, would set up an "Achievement School District" that would allow the state education commissioner to operate a school...
2015/03/11 15:51
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... to end the Little Rock School District and abolish its teachers union. It would establish an "Achievement School District" in which schools or whole districts taken over by the state could be...
2015/03/09 14:05
2015/03/09 14:05
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ARKANSAS INSIDIOUS district by district move to PRIVATIZES EDUCATION: Watch it happen before your eyes here, because it is going to be the process state by state, and with it goes the remnant o f DUE...
2015/03/08 20:56
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Shelby County Commissioners have a lively difference of opinion about the schools voucher bill moving through the Tennessee legislature in Nashville even though nobody on the commission has a vote on...
2015/03/07 17:44
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... chairs the House Education Committee, would expand the state's sweeping powers to operate a school or school district in state receivership for academic reasons, including allowing the state...
2015/03/07 10:57
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This is a summary list of bills (by bill number, lead sponsor and title) introduced through Friday in the 90th General Assembly, except for appropriation bills, which, along with other bills and...
2015/03/06 20:56
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Arizona Real Estate Firm Buys Storage Facility An Arizona-based real estate firm has acquired a Memphis mini-storage facility for $3.8 million. Built in 1999, the mini-storage site sits on 5.2 acres...
2015/03/05 01:06
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Tennesseans believe improving public schools is the best way to improve the state’s economic outlook. They also support, by nearly two to one, the current standards in math and English, despite...
2015/03/02 21:56
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Sale Date: Feb. 23, 2015 Details: The team behind the development of the historic Tennessee Brewery has acquired a key piece of property adjacent to the long-vacant structure as plans for the new...
2015/03/02 21:56
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Highland Row Developer Approved for $11 Million Permit The developer of the mixed-use Highland Row project won approval for for an $11 million building permit from the city-county Office of...
2015/03/02 17:05
2015/03/02 17:05
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THIS post is IMPORTANT because it shows the HYPE and the SCAM used to undo public schools. READ as Diane Ravitch explains how it is done. The following post was written by a parent in Tennessee. The...
2015/03/27 20:56
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