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Raleigh Egypt Middle School
August 9, 2017
Two of three Memphis school buildings left empty by state-run charters will get new life, including Raleigh-Egypt
Shelby County Schools reclaims a school building that formerly housed a state-run charter school.
Movers and shakers
May 24, 2017
Memphis Raleigh-Egypt principal will return to Bolton High School
James "Bo" Griffin led the school to some of the highest gains in Shelby County Schools, sparing it from state takeover.
May 22, 2017
Charter school in Tennessee’s turnaround district relocating out of neighborhood it signed up to serve
Memphis Scholars announces the school will reopen next year in a building 16 miles away, where it already runs another school under Tennessee’s turnaround district.
April 25, 2017
Raleigh-Egypt would join Memphis Innovation Zone under Hopson budget
The high school joins Sheffield Elementary in the planned expansion of Shelby County's Innovation Zone to 23 schools.
July 21, 2016
‘We just want our kids back’: Charter leaders respond to student retention tactics used by Shelby County Schools
Memphis parents are navigating conflicting reports about schools that formerly were with the local district and now are charters under the state's purview.
May 31, 2016
Hopson: Not enough time to switch Memphis school from ASD to iZone
Citing time constraints, the leader of Shelby County Schools backs away from potential collaboration with the Achievement School District on Raleigh-Egypt Middle School.
May 24, 2016
ASD, Shelby County Schools try collaboration for a change
The leaders of Shelby County Schools and Tennessee's Achievement School District discuss turning a Memphis school slated for state takeover into an iZone school.
School in transition
January 11, 2016
Takeover of Raleigh Egypt Middle will test mettle of state’s school turnaround district
As disenchantment swells over the Achievement School District, the state chooses to take control of a Memphis middle school on a tight-knit three-school campus.
December 21, 2015
ASD school takeover process a ‘scam,’ say parents who worked with state-run district
The Achievement School District’s new engagement process, heralded by state officials as a way to ensure transparency and parental input, comes under attack.
December 11, 2015
Four more Memphis schools will join state school turnaround district
Tennessee's Achievement School District announces that it will take control of four more low-performing Memphis schools, increasing its portfolio to 33 schools statewide.
November 11, 2015
Dueling protests over Raleigh Egypt Middle School’s future raise questions about how much progress is enough
Demonstrators disagree on whether Raleigh Egypt Middle's growth should exempt it from ASD intervention.
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