What you need to know about the 2019 school year

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: August 12, 2019 3:39 PM CT
<strong>Community members in the Hickory Hill neighborhood offer cheers and high-fives to welcome students back to Power Center Academy Elementary School.</strong><span>&nbsp;(Photo courtesy of Power Center Academy)</span>

Community members in the Hickory Hill neighborhood offer cheers and high-fives to welcome students back to Power Center Academy Elementary School. (Photo courtesy of Power Center Academy)

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.

Tennessee’s State Department of Education, as well as the state’s two largest school districts, Memphis and Nashville, are heading into their first new school year after major leadership changes.

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Penny Schwinn Tennessee Department of Education

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