District improvement, higher education in Memphis and a new podcast about how race, class and power shape American schools


What We Are Lis­ten­ing To Live! With Extra­Or­di­nary Dis­tricts — A Dis­cus­sion on Dis­trict Improve­ment The Edu­ca­tion Trust Behind the Head­li­nes Pod­cast: High­er … Con­tin­ue read­ing Dis­trict improve­ment, high­er edu­ca­tion in Mem­phis and a new pod­cast about how race, class and pow­er shape Amer­i­can schools

Tennessee families won’t be taxed for using voucher money, new early grade literacy initiative and Tennessee’s academic progress stalls on nation’s new education report card


Ten­nessee ‘I under­stand’: Mem­phis report cards now avail­able in Span­ish Chalk­beat Abrupt rever­sal: Ten­nessee fam­i­lies won’t be taxed for using … Con­tin­ue read­ing Ten­nessee fam­i­lies won’t be taxed for using voucher mon­ey, new ear­ly grade lit­er­a­cy ini­tia­tive and Tennessee’s aca­d­e­mic pro­gress stalls on nation’s new edu­ca­tion report card

The science of reading, how to broach hard conversations in the classroom and getting every child ready for kindergarten


What We’re Lis­ten­ing To The Sci­ence of Read­ing Pod­cast How Can We Broach Hard Con­ver­sa­tions In The Class­room? Ted Radio Hour … Con­tin­ue read­ing The sci­ence of read­ing, how to broach hard con­ver­sa­tions in the class­room and get­ting every child ready for kinder­garten

A new second grade retention policy, the future of the Achievement School District, proposed changes to Civil Rights Data Collection and more


What We’re Read­ing Ten­nessee Mem­phis kinder­garten stu­dents will be the first affect­ed by a new reten­tion pol­i­cy in sec­ond grade. … Con­tin­ue read­ing A new sec­ond grade reten­tion pol­i­cy, the future of the Achieve­ment School Dis­trict, pro­posed changes to Civil Rights Data Col­lec­tion and more