Memphis Area High Schools Explain Book Selection Process

Some Memphis Area High School Administrators Say That Adherence To State Guidelines Regarding Book Selection Has Kept Them From Having To Deal With Controversy That Some Other Tennessee School Districts Have Faced.

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Letter Grades For Tennessee Schools Finally Released, Some Districts Get Bad News

Letter Grades For Tennessee Schools Have At Long Last Been Released But The News Is Grim For Some Districts With Greater Than 25 Percent Of All Public K-12 Schools Receiving Ds Or Fs.

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Tennessee School Districts Continue To Push Back Against Gov. Lee’s School Voucher Proposal

Tennessee School Districts Continue To Discuss The Topic Of School Choice After Governor Bill Lee Announced A Proposal That Would Give Statewide Access To His School Voucher Program.

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School District Responds To Backlash Regarding “After School Satan Club” At Tennessee Elementary School

The Satanic Temple’s After School Satan Club Will Be Coming To Chimneyrock Elementary School In Cordova, Tennessee On January 10th, 2024. Memphis-Shelby County Schools Interim Superintendent Toni Williams, And Some MCSC Board Members Have Since Come Out To Say That The School District Really Had No Choice In The Matter.

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Tennessee Senate Education Chair Balks At Rejecting Federal Funds

The Tennessee Senate’s Education Committee Chairman Opposes Turning Down At Least $1.3 Billion In Federal Education Funds But Says The State Could Seek Some Sort Of Waiver On Federal School Requirements.

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Memphis High School Considers Addition Of George Floyd Biography To School Library After Presentation By Authors

Students At One Memphis Area High School Attended A Presentation From The Authors Of A Book About George Floyd That Is Filled With Themes Of Systemic Racism Throughout. School Leaders Are Now Considering Placing The Book In The Whitehaven School Library For Students To Access.

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MSCS Board Relaxes Job Requirements For Superintendent Post, Prompting Vice Chair To Quit

The Memphis-Shelby County Schools Board Relaxed Its Minimum Requirements For The District’s Superintendent Role, Allowing Interim Superintendent Toni Williams To Remain A Candidate For The Permanent Leadership Job, Even Though She Lacks Classroom Experience.

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TN School Districts Average Less Than 25% Proficiency On Third Grade TCAP Retake

Newly Released District Data Shows That While Many Districts Had A High Percentage Of Eligible Students Take The TCAP Retest, Most School Systems Still Saw Less Than 25% Of Those Students Earn A Proficient Score.

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Analysis Shows Some TN Students Lost Months Of Learning Between 2019 – 2022

A New Analysis Of Data From The Nation’s Report Card Shows That Tennessee Students Lost, On Average, What Equals Five Months Of Math Learning Between 2019 And 2022 While The State’s Students Lost Four Months Of Reading Learning.

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Tennessee Teacher Union Pushes For More Benefits For Educators In Lowest Performing District

Teachers In The Lowest Performing School District In Tennessee Want To Negotiate A New Labor Agreement. One Of The Two Teachers Unions In Memphis-Shelby County Schools States They Have Enough Signatures To Force The District To Begin Negotiations.

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