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2014/04/23 20:41
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... include a state takeover of Texas' 15 lowest-performing elementary schools, to be run as an "Achievement School District" similar to charter-school-heavy reform efforts in Tennessee and New...
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2014/04/18 05:51
2014/04/18 05:51
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Such a shame. Dr. Richmond is a good and decent man who actually cares about the education system in Memphis. It's no surprise that he and Dorsey Hopson do not see eye to eye on how to run the...
2014/04/09 18:52
2014/04/09 18:52
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Sights and Sounds of Beale Street Shelby County Schools’ budget pitch to the county commission, its biggest local funder, was to the point Wednesday: Funding strategies aimed at producing senior high...
2014/04/09 01:08
2014/04/09 01:08
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NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam's school voucher proposal, which would affect Hamilton County schools, is headed for a Senate floor vote after clearing a key Senate hurdle today. Senate Finance...
2014/04/09 00:51
2014/04/09 00:51
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NASHVILLE — The controversial school-voucher bill jumped its last Senate committee hurdle Tuesday en route to a full Senate floor vote. The finance committee voted 8-2 to recommend the measure,...
2014/04/09 00:21
2014/04/09 00:21
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NASHVILLE — The Senate Finance Committee approved on Tuesday Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan for launching a limited school voucher system in five Tennessee counties, including Knox. The committee voted 8-2...
2014/04/04 00:52
2014/04/04 00:52
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Some familiar faces are on the ballot for the Shelby County Schools board, including a former state representative and a former Memphis City Council member. District 1 will provide a race between...
2014/04/01 17:37
2014/04/01 17:37
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As I mentioned last week, each year in March, for the past 10 years, our office has issued an Annual Education Report for the county’s public schools and we host an event each year to present and...
2014/04/01 02:51
2014/04/01 02:51
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NASHVILLE — State lawmakers gave final legislative approval Monday to a bill allowing revocation of a public charter school’s charter starting next year if it lands on the state’s list of...
2014/03/31 01:47
2014/03/31 01:47
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Paying tribute to our teachers. On Sunday churches and schools across Shelby County took part in the third annual Celebration of Teachers. While being a teacher is a challenge anywhere, teachers in...
2014/03/30 21:21
2014/03/30 21:21
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FRAYSER, Tenn. (AP) — For 16-year-old Banderas Walker, who speaks softly and wears nail polish, school was a series of fights and bullies. His situation was so bad, he says, Shelby County Schools...
2014/04/23 20:41
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