Education leaders offer advice about Tennessee’s turnaround schools

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: July 30, 2019 4:00 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.

A dozen people from other states answered Tennessee school chief Penny Schwinn’s request to meet in Nashville and talk about the Achievement School District. Seven years after its creation, the Tennessee district’s third leader recently left; a study found the program has not improved student achievement; and Schwinn said no new schools will join this year.


Achievement School District Penny Schwinn


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