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April 2, 2019
State board votes to close Gateway University after confirming it falsified classes, hired uncertified teachers
The Memphis charter school will close a year after a Chalkbeat investigation into the school found the administration falsified grades, improperly employed uncertified teachers, and awarded credits for a geometry class that did not exist.
April 1, 2019
Gateway University students likely will need to find a new high school after state board staff recommends closure
The Tennessee Board of Education’s staff agrees with the decision of the Memphis district to shut down Gateway University after this school year.
February 11, 2019
In last effort to stay open, Gateway University appeals to Tennessee board
State board staff will make a recommendation after a hearing, and members will then vote to uphold or overturn the decision to close the 150-student high school.
January 29, 2019
Memphis board votes to close Gateway; embattled charter school will shutter in May, unless state board steps in.
Gateway University now has 10 calendar days to appeal to the state Board of Education.
January 28, 2019
‘Mistakes, but no malicious intent’: Gateway charter school leader hopes to avoid closure
The board could vote as soon as Tuesday to close Gateway at the end of the school year.
January 25, 2019
Silent so far, Memphis charter leaders to get to make the case to keep their school open
Shelby County Schools will meet Monday at 4 p.m. to hear from leaders at the school that a district investigation found guilty of falsifying grades and other serious charges.
January 15, 2019
‘There was an intent to cover up’: Behind the push to close Gateway University Charter School
For the first time, Shelby County Schools is speaking publically about its recommendation to close a charter high school.
January 14, 2019
Memphis school officials want to close charter school following investigation into grade-changing, other misconduct
Shelby County Schools officials are scheduled Tuesday to recommend closing Gateway University Charter School.
June 29, 2018
Former staffers allege grades falsified, other misconduct at Memphis charter high school; district is investigating
Shelby County Schools officials told Chalkbeat that it “recognizes the seriousness” of the allegations against Gateway University, and vowed to investigate.
June 14, 2018
Shelby County Schools wants to shutter charter school that opened outside district limits
But the school's leader says he is close to securing a building within Shelby County Schools boundaries.
April 12, 2017
Former Indianapolis principal hired to overhaul Memphis charter school office
Daphnè Robinson most recently led a charter school in Indianapolis and is the wife of the Memphis Education Fund's new CEO.
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