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…

full article »

Comments (68)

Showing 1-22 of 68

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-22 of 68

Add a comment


Readers also liked…

  • A Letter to the Memphis City Council

    The council gets an “F” for its performance on the Greensward decision.
    • Mar 10, 2016
  • Memphis’ Central Park

    The Memphis Zoo/Overton Park controversy is really about the right of Memphians to craft their environment.
    • Feb 4, 2016
  • Damned Statistics

    The remarkable national decline in crime rates has not skipped Memphis.
    • Dec 3, 2015

From the Archives

  • Guns and Government

    The real paranoia behind the gun control debate.
    • Jan 24, 2013
  • Liberating Forrest Park

    Opponents of the name changes of three downtown parks are the ones in favor of whitewashing history.
    • Feb 14, 2013
  • More »

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

  • Disunity

    • Apr 20, 2017
  • Slouching Toward Refuge

    Trump’s war against immigrants is taking us back to a bleaker time.
    • Apr 20, 2017
  • More »
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation