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Memphis Delta Preparatory Charter School
March 5, 2019
Some low-performing charter schools would be spared from closure under Tennessee bill
The bill allows school boards to put low-performing charter schools on an improvement plan instead of closing them.
October 23, 2018
Memphis school board postpones closing seven charter schools
The delay is a rare concession for a school board that has been quick to close charter schools that are not meeting state standards.
October 22, 2018
Seven Memphis schools could have charters revoked next week
The vote scheduled comes about a month after the state released its “priority list” of schools that performed worst on state tests.
January 19, 2018
Here are the initiatives Memphis’ education philanthropists will focus on in 2018
The Memphis Education Fund has shed its "Teacher Town" name but still plans to focus on recruiting new teachers in 2018.
January 2, 2018
Four Memphis charter organizations pilot new reading curriculum
The literacy grants from Memphis Education Fund come at a time when local and state officials are doubling down on solutions to Tennessee’s reading challenges.
December 14, 2017
A new Memphis nonprofit sees training teachers in dyslexia therapy as key to closing literacy gap for all
Michelle Gaines and Krista L. Johnson founded ALLMemphis, a nonprofit, in June to boost overall reading comprehension and fill a gap they see in local classrooms.
How I Teach
September 23, 2016
How I Teach: Why one Memphis teacher can’t teach her first-graders without wooden blocks
Chalkbeat sat down with Katie Kaplan to learn more about how she makes hands-on learning work.
August 2, 2016
Home visits help Memphis teachers know their students before the first bell rings
Teacher training at Memphis Delta Prep includes early home visits with families and students who will attend the K-4 charter school opening in August.
July 13, 2016
Memphis charter schools: Here are the new kids on the block
After closing five charter schools in Memphis this year, Shelby County Schools will open five more this fall.
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