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The Wilmington Star-News
5 things to know about North Carolina's Achievement School DistrictNorth Carolina's newest school district. On July 22, Gov. Pat McCrory signed H
5 things to know about North Carolina's Achievement School District
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 hours ago
North Carolina's newest school district. On July 22, Gov. Pat McCrory signed House Bill 1080, creating the North Carolina Achievement School District (ASD). Based on a program in Tennessee, the ASD will take control of five low-performing... Read more
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Op-Ed News
School reform: Ga. PTA says ballot wording deceptiveschools. The amendment would eviscerate local control and create a statewide di
School reform: Ga. PTA says ballot wording deceptive
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
schools. The amendment would eviscerate local control and create a statewide district modeled on Tennessee's failed Achievement School District. The takeover district would be called the "opportunity school district." ORWELL IAN--it claims... Read more
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Arkansas Times
School takeovers erode democracy, target minority communitiesnumber of takeovers have been inflicted on African-American communities. As we
School takeovers erode democracy, target minority communities
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
number of takeovers have been inflicted on African-American communities. As we know from the failure of the Achievement School District, these takeovers have a bad track record. What do they accomplish? They nullify parent and... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Erik, giant green Viking statue, may greet Hillcrest students again after renovationMemphis school. Formerly with Shelby County Schools, Hillcrest opened this mont
Erik, giant green Viking statue, may greet Hillcrest students again after renovation
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
Memphis school. Formerly with Shelby County Schools, Hillcrest opened this month as a charter school under the state-run Achievement School District. The California-based charter operator already has given Erik a fresh coat of paint and new... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
SCS to recommend approval of Crosstown High, four other chartersat 1690 Bonnie Lane in Cordova. Green Dot already operates four schools in Mem
SCS to recommend approval of Crosstown High, four other charters
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
at 1690 Bonnie Lane in Cordova. Green Dot already operates four schools in Memphis, but all four are under the state-run Achievement School District. The recommendation for denial from SCS cites portions of the original application that were not... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
When will state-run schools return to local districts? Shelby school officials press for answerstaken over by Tennessee's turnaround district were never meant to remain under
When will state-run schools return to local districts? Shelby school officials press for answers
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
taken over by Tennessee's turnaround district were never meant to remain under state control forever. So when Achievement School District officials said Wednesday that it could be at least a decade before they allow local districts to... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Audit shows deficiencies in how ASD keeps track of tax dollarsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Achievement School District has been the target of
Audit shows deficiencies in how ASD keeps track of tax dollars
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 days ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Achievement School District has been the target of many critics, and now there’s a new one: the state comptroller. A state audit revealed deficiencies in how the district keeps track of your tax dollars it spends — about... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
State audit released for Tennessee's Achievement School DistrictNASHVILLE - It's in charge of turning around Tennessee's failing schools, but t
State audit released for Tennessee's Achievement School District
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
NASHVILLE - It's in charge of turning around Tennessee's failing schools, but the state's Achievement School District now has its own flunking grade from state Comptroller watchdogs. The just-released audit by the Division of State Audit provides a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State audit critical of Achievement School District financesNov. 3, 2015 - Malika Anderson (left) new superintendent of the state's Achieve
State audit critical of Achievement School District finances
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
Nov. 3, 2015 - Malika Anderson (left) new superintendent of the state's Achievement School District, answers questions at a State Capitol news conference with Gov. Bill Haslam and state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen. The first comprehensive... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Survey: Tennessee teachers mostly satisfied with jobs, but differ on discipline and TNReady testsreturned data for all six of Shelby County's municipal school districts, but no
Survey: Tennessee teachers mostly satisfied with jobs, but differ on discipline and TNReady tests
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
returned data for all six of Shelby County's municipal school districts, but not Shelby County Schools or the state-run Achievement School District because not enough teachers or administrators responded, according to the state. An SCS... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State lawmakers hope for answers to Achievement School District questionshas persisted: What is the end game? More specifically, at what point does the
State lawmakers hope for answers to Achievement School District questions
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 13 days ago
has persisted: What is the end game? More specifically, at what point does the special state-run district known as the Achievement School District, or ASD, release control of schools back to local districts? And when will the ASD cease to exist... Read more
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Newsweek
The perils of the American education reform movementdifference with his $100 million gift to the public schools of Newark, New Jers
The perils of the American education reform movement
Newsweek / Posted 19 days ago
difference with his $100 million gift to the public schools of Newark, New Jersey; and the shortcomings of Tennessee’s Achievement School District, which took over some of that state’s most troubled schools. “The reform team is in decline,”... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Haslam aide defends legislative conversations during cooling off periodbetween Cate and the governor. The matters discussed cover a range of issues, f
Haslam aide defends legislative conversations during cooling off period
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
between Cate and the governor. The matters discussed cover a range of issues, from strategies to address bills on the Achievement School District to vote counts on the controversial legislation that would have required students to use... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Love faces challenge from Fields for school board seatis the office manager and family coordinator for the Libertas School of Memphis
Love faces challenge from Fields for school board seat
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 25 days ago
is the office manager and family coordinator for the Libertas School of Memphis, a charter school under the state-run Achievement School District. She has received $5,000 donations each from two PACs, Education Reform Now Advocacy and... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
New law turns struggling schools over to new managementA new law changes the way North Carolina handles struggling schools. Gov. Pat M
New law turns struggling schools over to new management
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 1 months ago
A new law changes the way North Carolina handles struggling schools. Gov. Pat McCrory signed HB 1080 -- also known as the Achievement School District Act -- into law last week. The law allows the state board of education to take five of of the... Read more

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