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Rise & Shine: Another vote of no confidence in state education commissioner

  • Williamson County’s teacher association has joined other groups in the state and voted no confidence in education commissioner Kevin Huffman. (Tennessean)
  • Shelby County principals say the NAEP results reflect improvements in schools. (Chalkbeat TN)
  • Goodwill is planning to open a charter school that offers dropout recovery programs for adults in Memphis. (WMCTV)
  • Germantown’s mayor and alderman support the town’s proposal about which students should attend a new Germantown district. (Commercial Appeal)
  • Early voting on a tax hike to support early childhood education in Memphis continues. (Commercial Appeal)
  • And, the League of Women Voters is holding a forum on the issue on Nov. 18. (Commercial Appeal)
  • Bad daycares in the city are taking public funds, according to . (WREG)
  • The Urban Child Institute is hosting an exhibit on children’s brains during early childhood. (Memphis Daily News)
  • 100 Shelby County teachers gathered last week for Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers. (Memphis Daily News)
  • On improving career ladders for teachers (part of a series on ‘irreplaceable’ teachers). (Bluff City Education)
  • When policymakers don’t understand how statistics work: On data in education, just in time for NAEP. (Hechinger Report)