District management

Process calls for gathering input from the public, educators, nonprofits, and business leaders
As the Memphis-Shelby County Schools board begins its superintendent search, the Memphis LIFT assembles a new task force to gather parent input.
Yolanda Martin is the second district official in recent weeks to be placed on administrative leave
Students fear closure, being separated from their friends if Germantown schools leave MSCS
Some balk over state guidance suggesting that they catalog their classroom collections
MSCS board chair says investigation into Ray is now at a point where “the board and the public must be reengaged regarding the status of this issue”
Even with Memphis-Shelby County Schools’ superintendent on leave, district leaders say they’re focused on supporting students and continuing academic growth
Over 100,000 Memphis-Shelby County Schools students and 6,000 teachers will return to classrooms on Monday. But the superintendent remains on leave.
Personnel records include evaluations of one of the women who worked under Ray at Memphis City Schools’ Office of Alternative Schools
Board names counsel to lead inquiry into whether Ray violated district policies on relationships with co-workers.
The meeting comes less than a week after the board launched an external review of Ray
Action follows reports about court filings alleging that Ray had adulterous relationships, possibly with current or former district employees
The goal is more funding for students with costlier needs, but will it be enough?
In an exclusive interview with Chalkbeat, Joris Ray discusses how he has managed to stay positive amid turmoil
Some senators are torn about state legislation aimed at a local matter.
A bill before lawmakers stems from a decade-long dispute after suburban towns seceded from the newly merged Memphis district.
Retaining teachers was top of mind for U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and thousands of school leaders at the Superintendent Association’s National Conference on Education in Nashville.
Many of the changes are designed to better use schools with declining enrollment, address overcrowding at other schools, and move students out of buildings with millions of dollars in deferred maintenance.
The proposal would target districts that don’t offer 180 days of annual in-person instruction beginning Sept. 1, 2022
A blueprint to revamp education funding appears to align with Gov. Bill Lee’s pledge to consider each student’s needs. But how much more money would be added?
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