District seeks to avoid disruptions during standardized testing
Mayoral hopeful sees herself as a leader who can get district, city, and county to work together
Timeline calls for naming the next leader of Tennessee’s largest school district by April
Tennessee textbook panel says it’s ill-equipped for possible onslaught of appeals over library materials
New censorship law was essentially an unfunded mandate
MSCS unions disagree over whether the district should sign the pending contract or start afresh.
Votes on two other schools recommended for closure are delayed amid lawsuit against district
American Classical files letters of intent in five counties
New timeline calls for choosing the next leader by April 2023
The vote to allow Believe to add K-3 went against the recommendation of district administrators, who raised concerns about the school’s academic performance
One leader retires, another resigns after investigations into complaints
Process calls for gathering input from the public, educators, nonprofits, and business leaders
Memphis school board chair aims to rebuild trust, focus on academics as superintendent search starts
Amid leadership turnover and controversy, Memphis-Shelby County Schools board Chair Althea Greene wants to keep the focus on students.
As the Memphis-Shelby County Schools board begins its superintendent search, the Memphis LIFT assembles a new task force to gather parent input.
The board hopes to have someone in place by the end of the school year.
The community activist and former educator replaces longtime MSCS board member Miska Clay Bibbs, who left the board in August after winning election to the Shelby County Commission
The appointee will join the board as it embarks on its first national superintendent search in over a decade
New chair says she wants to get new members up to speed on the process
Network leader leaves the door open for future proposals
Written feedback runs counter to public comments delivered in person
State panel will vote on whether to overrule local school boards
Board chair warns of possible conflict of interest
Agreement ends investigation and includes 18 months’ severance pay
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”
College president’s mockery of teacher training won’t necessarily dash hopes to bring charters to the state
Six Memphis school board candidates reap donations from a political action committee intent on improving social and economic mobility in Shelby County.
Memphis board disregarded recommendation to deny Frayser network’s proposal, and instead approved Westside Middle School, which has an anti-racist theme.
Twelve Memphians are competing for four openings on the MSCS board
Board names counsel to lead inquiry into whether Ray violated district policies on relationships with co-workers.
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