Nashville’s Five New Charters to Offer Quality, Choice

The lineup of five newly approved Nashville charter schools are a blend of elementary, middle and high school grades. They include a nationally renowned school making its Tennessee introduction, and operators of several charters already known to Nashville due to their outstanding performance and parental acclaim. One thing they all have in common – high […]

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Bobby White’s Focus on Frayser

Across Memphis individuals and organizations are working hard to bring life to the parts of town that need a little extra attention. Capital development projects such as Crosstown Memphis in Midtown are bringing life back to historic buildings. Social campaigns such as Choose 901 are making it a priority to share the unique reasons to make Memphis […]

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IB for All

Sankore’ Collegiate in Memphis, Tenn. is redefining the borders of public education by vowing to provide a high quality, International Baccalaureate program for all of its students. The mission of Sankore’ Collegiate is to empower young Memphians to become global citizens, ready to lead confidently and engage compassionately with the world around them. Through rigorous […]

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Emerald Academy: High Expectations for Knoxville

In a vote heard ‘round the state two weeks ago, the Knox County School Board voted 7 to 1 to approve its first-ever charter school, Emerald Academy. The school was proposed by Emerald Youth Foundation, an urban youth ministry that has served Knoxville’s neediest communities for more than 20 years under the leadership of executive director […]

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