All 30 schools in Tennessee turnaround district would exit by 2022 under plan

By  and , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: January 06, 2020 6:40 PM CT
<div class="wp-caption-text"><strong>Lisa Settle, an interim superintendent for the Achievement School District, listens during a state-led community meeting in October. This week, the state is releasing a massive proposal out of its listening tour on the future of school turnaround.</strong> (<span>Caroline Bauman/Chalkbeat)</span></div>
Lisa Settle, an interim superintendent for the Achievement School District, listens during a state-led community meeting in October. This week, the state is releasing a massive proposal out of its listening tour on the future of school turnaround. (Caroline Bauman/Chalkbeat)
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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.

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Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

According to a copy of the proposal obtained by Chalkbeat, the transition is part of a massive reset for the embattled turnaround model known as the Achievement School District, which has fallen woefully short of its goal to improve student performance since launching in 2012. 

 

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