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Rise & Shine:Shelby’s school board expected to vote on municipal split

  • Shelby’s school board is expected to vote on retaining municipal schools and students Monday night. (WMCTV, Memphis Flyer, Daily News)
  • The county lawyer said it would be a conflict of interest for Shelby County Commission member and Lakeland Mayor Wyatt Bunker to vote on issues around the merger and the municipality split. (The Commercial Appeal)
  • Shelby principals have been given coaches to help improve test scores. (The Commercial Appeal)
  • Critics are challenging Teach For America’s retention rate as it attempts to expand the number of TFA teachers in Memphis from 350 to 500. (The Commercial Appeal)
  • A report on bullying in Tennessee left out Memphis. (The Commercial Appeal, My Fox Memphis)
  • SCORE, a reform organization, said it will shell out thousands of dollars to schools that dramatically improve their test scores. (My Fox Memphis)
  • A Nashville middle school opened up an innovative library. (The Tennessean)