Obstructing From Within 

A working majority of unified school board members seems to be opposing the Memphis/Shelby County merged system’s prospects.

The conversations between county commissioners and school board commissioners at the Shelby County Commission's budget retreat a couple weeks ago, Judge Hardy Mays' comments about his frustration over school board decision-making processes, and my recent conversations with a suburban mayor and a…

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