When the future of your school has been resurrected from the grave list of schools targeted for closure, the first day of the new school year warrants the kind of red-carpet treatment students and parents received at Dunbar Elementary School ...
Coalition of Concerned Citizens (C3) member Lorrie Pafford Garcia capped off a dual event for the group on Saturday (August 5 ) by announcing that a study is underway to create a land bank aimed at giving more people an ...
Students likely saw some new faces as they returned to Memphis schools this week. But their families should be aware that many other changes are at play across Shelby County Schools, Tennessee’s largest district.
Memphis school leaders want to know if ‘million-dollar scholar’ campaigns are hurting more than helping
Two elected school leaders in Memphis promised Monday to look into a former high school student’s complaint of being pressured to apply to 100 colleges in the quest for millions of dollars in scholarships.
Shelby County Schools board members who have questions about Superintendent Dorsey Hopson’s contract are bringing in a top Memphis attorney to help them get answers.
After a five-month search, the NAACP Memphis Branch has hired Vickie Terry as its new executive director.
A three-pronged event designed to spur community involvement on several fronts and spearheaded by the Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCC) will unfold on Saturday.
Krystiyan Taylor, a 10th grader from Ridgeway High School, danced her way to the $1,000 grand prize during the finale for the inaugural Youth Got Talent competition held at the Cannon Center last week (July 27).
When Kirby High School opens Monday (August 7) for the 2017-18 school year, a new African American history curriculum inspired by the Memphis Heritage Trail will be in place to give students a better sense of their standing in the ...
The idea that race continues to be as pervasive an issue today as it was in the 17th century when Africans were brought to America is troubling to most, but often in different ways.
The stockpiled cash has raised eyebrows in a district serving a large number of impoverished students — as its leaders complain of being woefully underfunded by the state.
The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, is scheduled to dedicate a plaque honoring soul singer Aretha Franklin at her childhood home.
Adorning one hall of the North Memphis headquarters of Memphis Lift, photos chronicle the parent advocacy group’s meteoric rise from obscurity to influence on the city’s education landscape over the course of two years.
Rapper/activist David Banner guided a thought-provoking discussion on the final evening of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s 59th Convention at the Peabody Hotel.
Eleven facts paint a picture of the only known member of the famed Buffalo Soldiers.