‘Moments like now are why we teach’: Educators tackle tough conversations about race and violence — this time virtually

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Five education issues to watch for as Tennessee legislature resumes business this week

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Here are the people advising Memphis leaders on how students and teachers return to school in the fall

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COVID-19 upended their graduation plans. Listen to speeches from Memphis valedictorians.

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Half days, online lessons, smaller classes: Memphis leaders considering what schools will look like this fall

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Haslams want to hire a thousand college students to tutor Tennessee children this summer

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Laptops for everyone: Memphis district to use federal dollars for technology learning plan

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Tennessee students have a lot to say about education during COVID-19. Come hear their stories.

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