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For Collierville Schools superintendent John Aitken, the demerger of public schools in Shelby County didn't become "real" until teachers reported the week before the Aug. 4 first day of classes.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for Noura Jackson, a Shelby County woman convicted of the second-degree murder of her mother, Jennifer Jackson, because the Court found there were constitutional errors made in the course of the proceedings.
At long last, state test scores for the 2013-2014 school year have been released.
The last phase of the state's delayed rollout of achievement test scores came and went this week with a blur of percentages for hundreds of schools in Shelby County and explanations of success formulas for elementary and middle school students versus high school students.
The grants are part of the state's Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program [CMAC].
Executives from Elvis Presley Enterprises presented a very detailed outline of the plan for development of the Guest House at Graceland to the board of the Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County.
Darren Hawkins, president of YRC, said in a prepared statement that upgrading its terminals to distribution centers shows a commitment to growing the company.
The deadline for signatures to be gathered on the still-forming proposed referendums to allow wine in grocery stores is noon Thursday, Aug. 21. The deadline for candidates to file in the set of Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville and Millington municipal elections on the November ballot is also noon Thursday.
Entrepreneurs from throughout the world came to Memphis three months ago to learn how to turn their new business ideas into reality.
The Tennessee Department of Education today announced the newest round of Priority and Focus Schools, as well as school-level TCAP results.
A total of 15 Shelby County Schools made their way off the state's list of the bottom 5 percent of schools in Tennessee in terms of student performance and proficiency.
New data shows murders, forcible rapes, aggravated assaults, and robberies across Shelby County are on the rise compared to 2013.
The State Collaborative on Reforming Education Tuesday announced that 22 teachers, including Paul Dean at Ooltewah High School and Adam Moss at Arnold Memorial Elementary School, have been selected for the inaugural Tennessee Educator Fellowship, a program that will provide them an opportunity to learn and communicate about student-focused ... (more)
Alexander Shelton has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal shooting of his father in Shelby County.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:27 am
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