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Bartlett City Schools
September 18, 2018
What seven school board members in West Tennessee want in their next governor
Seven weeks before election day, school board members say funding and getting online testing right are among their top concerns.
April 16, 2018
Some Memphis-area schools opt to wait a day after system snafu stalls online testing
The state said its testing vendor fixed the problem, but Shelby County Schools left it up to individual high schools to decide how to proceed.
December 18, 2017
School vouchers hit snag in Tennessee as sponsor announces he won’t advance bill
Sen. Brian Kelsey says he won’t ask a Senate committee to take up his bill when the legislature reconvenes next month.
in the burbs
August 30, 2017
Germantown tops Tennessee in high school test scores, other suburban Memphis districts see gains
School systems in Arlington, Collierville and Germantown are among 10 statewide to reduce the percent of students performing below grade level in every subject.
June 28, 2017
Signal Mountain leaders just visited Shelby County to learn about school secession. Here are five things we heard.
Calling their trip a fact-finding mission, the mayor of Signal Mountain and a small committee of citizens met with leaders from Shelby County municipal school districts.
June 22, 2017
Signal Mountain leaders look to Shelby County as model for school district secession
A committee from Signal Mountain near Chattanooga is scheduled to visit next week with leaders from the Shelby County towns that pulled out of Shelby County Schools in 2014.
September 13, 2016
Memphis-area school leader named Tennessee’s Superintendent of the Year
David Stephens of Bartlett City Schools is honored by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents.
June 30, 2014
Municipal districts say the first measure of their success will be their buses
The performance of school buses in the first days and weeks of the school year will be one of the most visible and important tests of the new municipal school districts, according to public statements by board members and interviews with their superintendents. But the districts face some unprecedented challenges that leaves uncertainty as to whether the disruptions this year will be as ordinary as they are hoping, or extraordinary, as happened last year.
June 23, 2014
Bartlett board bypasses protocol so employees will have health insurance on time
Bartlett City Schools board boardmembers bypassed traditional protocol to pass a health benefits package that was a last minute addition to the agenda and that board members still have not seen, this evening. "This will not be the normal course of business moving forward,” said Jeff Norris, the board chair. "This is not ideal to execute these things without allowing you to see them."
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