Inside Charters: Episode 2 – Aspire’s Teacher Residency program

Inside Charters is a podcast series that highlights great people and stories within the Tennessee public charter school sector. Inside Charters wants to share what’s working in charter schools so that more schools and school leaders across the state may learn from certain programs and practices that charters implement. Episode 2 - Aspire Public Schools currently operates 2 […]

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National Charter Schools Week: Focus on Choice

Charter schools offer a choice in public education for families and students across the country. In Tennessee, parents in three cities, Memphis, Nashville and Chattanooga, have the opportunity to choose a charter school as a tuition-free, public school option. Two parents, Amanda Tindal and Catrina Ford, provide insight into what charter school choice means for […]

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LEAD Academy’s First Signing Day

This week, a Nashville school had its first signing day, but instead of a football player signing up for a new set of school colors, this event involved a former President and an entire class of college-bound seniors. At LEAD Academy, signing day celebrates academic excellence! The 44 graduating seniors from LEAD Academy had the […]

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TCAP Time in Tennessee

Whether wearing pajamas to school, dressing up as your favorite hero, or representing your favorite sports team, students celebrated TCAP preparation with Spirit Week across the state last week. These days of dressing up give an opportunity for students to not only let their personalities shine through, but they offer a chance to add joy […]

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Teacher Town USA

Choose 901 is a campaign of passionate Memphians looking to encourage more people to do as the name states: Choose 901, or rather, Choose Memphis. Highlighting some of the soulful characteristics that make Memphis unique, including the city’s art, music, food, and businesses, most importantly the campaign celebrates people. In a city that hosts some […]

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