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Memphis Lift celebrates contact with more than 1,100 parents talking about priority schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An organization of parents and others in the community said Tuesday that it has made contact with more than 1,100 parents in June to talk about underperforming schools. 303 more words


TCAP scores show literacy decline for third through sixth graders

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — 2015 TCAP scores showed a decline in English Language Arts for grades three through six.

While those were statewide numbers, Shelby County Schools told WREG it is preparing to push for early literacy this fall. 199 more words


SCS combats summer learning loss with reading packs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools handed out bags in different neighborhoods Thursday trying to combat summer learning loss.

Many kids do not touch books during summer vacation, and the district said study after study shows it affects them in the fall. 222 more words


SCS Board of Education debates whether to renew Durham bus contract

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shelby County Schools are considering renewing their contract with Durham Bus Services for an additional 3-years, for a total of 4 years. 240 more words


SCS: 520 teaching, administrative positions cut

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hundreds of Shelby County Schools employees, including teachers and administrators, got letters in the mail saying their jobs were cut.

WREG took part in a media conference call with SCS’ Director of Talent Management and Chief of Human Resources to ask why. 372 more words


SCS retirees concerned about benefit cuts

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shelby County’s School Board listened to a presentation on various proposals to help the district fund its retirement liability, Monday night.

Retirees showed up in large numbers as well, to express concerns that some of the cuts would impact their lives, as many live on a fixed income. 211 more words


Weekend Preview: Jun 11 - 14

Thursday, June 11, 2015

SSF #1 – Boulderz, Etobicoke, ON
Cost: $20 (+ $5 if entering Open)
Climbing: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
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