‘You can’t educate dead kids’: 80 gather to protest in-person instruction in Memphis

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…

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Shelby County Schools board contenders talk pandemic, state testing, and ASD transition

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…

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Saturday school is out. Memphis district lays out options for school year calendar.

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,…

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

Feature Image: Superintendent Joris Ray speaks to reporters Monday about how the district will form plans to reopen Memphis school buildings. (Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat) Laura Faith…

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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

Feature Image: Students work on laptop computers in a classroom at Gardenview Elementary School in Memphis. (Karen Pulfer Focht/Chalkbeat) Jacinthia Jones, Chalkbeat Tennessee Half days, online…

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

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