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Tennessee renews debate on how to judge schools

Debate over student growth versus proficiency has been ongoing for decades. Tennessee's William Sanders came up with the nation’s first system for evaluating teachers based on student growth, and the state was an early adopter of the model.

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MATA chairman: Work and school are better with buses

I own a restaurant in Downtown Memphis, and I can’t tell you the number of times employees ask to leave work at 8 p.m. because they don’t want to miss the only bus they can catch to get home at night. Some will miss out on $40 or $50 in wages because they leave work early.

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