Guest Column: Tennessee Career Academy offers path for future of schooling

By  and , Guest Columnist Updated: May 27, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 27, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

John Barker

John Barker is Executive Director of Tennessee Career Academy and a former deputy superintendent and a former chief of staff at Memphis Shelby County Schools.

Guest Columnist

Meah King

Meah King is senior literacy advisor with Memphis-Shelby County Schools and will be part of the Tennessee Career Academy.

“We are living in a time of an identity crisis for K-12 and higher education. The laser-focus on college preparation for all students in K-12 education, regardless of their interests or skills, led to mismatched priorities, frustrated families, and uninterested graduates.”


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