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Rise & Shine–Shelby’s school board approves resolution to retain students, four schools

  • Shelby’s school board approved a resolution Monday to keep more than 1000 students and a handful of schools from being absorbed by six municipalities. (ChalkbeatThe Commercial Appeal, WMCTV, Local Memphis, The Memphis Flyer, Daily News)
  • Germantown residents weren’t too pleased. (The Commercial Appeal)
  • Meanwhile, Collierville hired a new schools consultant to set policy and help jumpstart the district.  (The Commercial Appeal)
  • A program helps parents become more involved in their child’s academics. (WMCTV)
  • The Tennessee Textbook Commission will present several proposed school textbooks to lawmakers next week. (TennesseanMy Fox Memphis)
  • SCORE gave Norman Smith Elementary School $10,000 for having the most improved test scores in the state.  (Tennessean)
  • Jackson-Madison’s school board will give out bonuses to its teachers and staff this week. (The Jackson Sun)