High hopes for Achievement School District give way to tension

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: June 04, 2019 2:52 PM CT | Published: June 04, 2019 11:20 AM CT
Special to the Daily Memphian

Caroline Bauman

Caroline Bauman serves as Chalkbeat Tennessee’s community editor and writes about Tennessee schools. Bauman has a masters degree from the University of Missouri as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow. When she’s not working, you can almost certainly find her enjoying BBQ nachos at Central or live music at the Levitt Shell.

ASD chief Sharon Griffin wants to play a bigger role in the day-to-day operations of charter schools than past leaders have. She wants charter and school leaders to improve test scores, to bolster teacher recruitment and training. But school leaders say they were promised autonomy to run their charter schools as they see fit.


Achievement School District Sharon Griffin


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