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Rise & Shine: Shelby County’s school board aims to be more transparent in wake of audit

School is open today after this weekend’s ice storm.

  • The Shelby County school board plans to be more critical of funding requests. (Commercial Appeal)
  • This comes in the wake of an audit released last week that found millions in missing items. (Commercial Appeal)
  • A Hamilton County school is starting a garden. (WMCTV)
  • A new plan for charter schools in Nashville would incentivize them to go into overcrowded areas. (Tennessean)
  • A principal has a new plan for an alternative school in Franklin. (Tennessean)
  • New York City school to be named after Nelson Mandela. (GothamSchools)
  • School Choice for teachers in Indiana. (ChalkbeatIN)
  • On teaching Nelson Mandela’s place in history. (Education Week)
  • On retaining millennials in the teaching profession. (Bluff City Education)
  • A report from Bain & Company highlights the challenge in building a bench of strong principal candidates. (Education Week)
  • New Orleans’ Andre Perry: What does the Common Core mean to students at risk of being shot? (Hechinger Report)

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