No grades, later start time, U of M takes fresh approach to middle school

By Published: February 24, 2019 1:08 PM CT

With an opportunity to open its own middle school, the University of Memphis is throwing convention to the wind, creating a fresh approach for preparing preteens for college and jobs, even before high school. 


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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.

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