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: Sophia Perry It is critical, now more than ever, to stay informed,stay compassionate, and stay willing to learn. By Sophia Perry, for Chalkbeat…View More Protesting was empowering. It was also terrifying.
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.
Feature Image: Tennessee classrooms have sat empty since late March when the coronavirus shuttered schools statewide. Leaders for Tennessee’s 147 school districts are now determining…View More Tennessee releases guidance for reopening school during coronavirus pandemic
Feature Image: In July 2019, black male students gather at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to launch Superintendent Joris Ray’s initiative to increase…View More Memphis student: ‘George Floyd complied and he was still killed. What can we do at this point?’