Republicans step up their campaign against books deemed ‘age inappropriate’
The proposed 30% increase from the current custodial services contract would increase the base pay rate for employees to $15 per hour from $10.
With Billy Orgel’s late decision not to seek reelection, Amber Huett-Garcia is the only candidate running for District 8.
Tennessee bill could subject school librarians with criminal penalties over books deemed obscene by local boards.
Everett’s appointment is effective immediately, with his first Memphis-Shelby County school board meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The legislation seeks to scrutinize library materials based on ‘maturity levels’ of students who can access them.
The Shelby County Commission will vote to select the appointee at its March 21 meeting.
Chalkbeat Tennessee will keep you updated via text messages on important Memphis-Shelby County Schools board decisions every month.
Gov. Lee wants more scrutiny of school libraries, but others say the push is unnecessary and politically motivated.
When asked if other runs for office are in her future, Avant replied, “Whatever God leads me to do to continue to serve people, I will do.”
Hillsdale College is replicating charter schools that align with Gov. Bill Lee’s conservative ideology
Librarians are pushing back, calling the proposal unnecessary and unconstitutional.
Shelby County Democrats and Republicans won’t endorse school board candidates, despite new state law allowing it
A new state law allows local political parties to put forth school board candidates with Democrat or Republican labels
Parents are taking different actions as a result of the conflict. Some even are pulling their children out of public schools.
The measure heads to Gov. Bill Lee’s desk.
Shelby County Schools students felt disconnected even before COVID according to the 2017-2020 Equity and Inclusion Survey.
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