Student art submissions reflect youth perspectives on pandemic, racial injustice in Memphis and Shelby County Memphis, Tennessee – Stand for Children Tennessee will host a virtual…View More Stand for Children Tennessee to host ‘THIS IS 2020: MEANINGFUL STORIES, ARTFUL HEALING’ Showcase on September 24
Two of the Memphis 13, and Four Periods of Desegregation in the Shelby County School System WITNESSES TO HISTORY By Sophia Mason Gordon School: An Episode…View More Gordon School: An Episode from Memphis, Part II
Feature Image: About 80 people gathered at Shelby County Schools’ central office on Tuesday afternoon to protest in-person instruction. (Laura Faith Kebede / Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…View More ‘You can’t educate dead kids’: 80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis
Feature Image: Chalkbeat Tennessee moderates a forum on Zoom with candidates vying for seats in Shelby County districts 5 and 7. Bill Dries, The Daily…View More Shelby County Schools board contenders talk pandemic, state testing, and ASD transition
Chalkbeat Tennessee is hosting two candidate forums for the Shelby County Schools board from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16 and 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, July 20. …View More Chalkbeat to host virtual forums for Shelby County Schools board candidates
Feature Image: The Tennessee Department of Health recommends that teachers, students, and staff wear face coverings to curb spread of the coronavirus during the upcoming…View More In the drive to reopen schools, Tennessee is distributing millions of face masks to teachers and students
Feature Image: Tennessee education officials rely heavily on student test scores for teacher evaluations that determine pay raises, and to decide when to intervene in…View More ‘Remove the high stakes of state testing’ during pandemic, Memphis superintendent says to governor
Feature Image: Tennessee officials are urging local school leaders to keep children in traditional school settings if possible in 2019-20 as the coronavirus pandemic moves…View More Tennessee schools with coronavirus cases may not close next school year. Here’s why.
Feature Image: Signs bear the name of three black people killed recently throughout the United States during protests on May 27, 2020, in Midtown Memphis. (Joe…View More ‘Mr. A, will I ever be a hashtag?’
Feature Image: Parents and students walk to Delano Optional School in Memphis on the first day of school last year. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat) Laura Faith Kebede,…View More Saturday school is out. Memphis district lays out options for school year calendar.