Written feedback runs counter to public comments delivered in person
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.
Board names counsel to lead inquiry into whether Ray violated district policies on relationships with co-workers.
Some candidates worry that national culture wars will overshadow local education issues
Action follows reports about court filings alleging that Ray had adulterous relationships, possibly with current or former district employees
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.
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.
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