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Rise & Shine: One Memphis student navigates choices about future, college

  • A story that follows one promising Memphis student as he makes big decisions about his future. (Commercial Appeal)
  • Bartlett and Germantown are continuing their search for new superintendents. (Commercial Appeal)
  • Political leaders’ unwillingness to expand Pre-K is called “shocking.” (Tennessean)
  • A group affiliated with tennis star Andre Agassi is planning to start a charter school in Nashville. (Tennessean)
  • Bidding is underway for the Crosstown Project, which would include a new charter school and rooming for some teachers, and a hula hoop program. (Memphis Daily News, Memphis Flyer)
  • Several urban districts’ scores on NAEP, the national test Tennessee did so well in earlier this year, were released. (Education Week)
  • One commenter is wary of attempts to say scores have improved. (Fordham Institute)
  • Researchers found paying kids money made them more likely to eat fruits and veggies. (Education News)
  • Andre Perry’s observations on school choice in New Orleans. (Hechinger Report)
  • Memphis schools are getting decked out for the holidays:

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