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Bright day ahead for Bartlett: Yes vote passes 90% mark

We did it, Bartlett! Many thanks to all our volunteers and supporters. Congrats also to the other munis and the citizen groups who fought for their kids and communities. We also want to thank our elected officials who made this … Continue reading

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Tenn. House, Senate vote to lift ban on municipal schools

The Tennessee General Assembly has voted to lift the ban on the creation of new municipal school districts statewide. Monday night the state House voted 70-24 to pass HB 1288, and the state Senate agreed to companion bill SB 1353 … Continue reading

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News and opinion roundup: School board races almost set, and the County Commission unites Memphians, suburbanites

Bill Dries: Suburban School Board Races Almost Set In Bartlett: Erin E. Berry was effectively elected to the position 2 seat when Anne Edmiston withdrew from the race at the deadline. The other four positions are contested races William Busler … Continue reading

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Bartlett voters approve municipal school district

The unofficial count is in and the will of the people has been determined. Bartlett voters overwhelmingly approve the creation of a city school system. According to the Shelby County Election Commission, the referendum to create a municipal school system … Continue reading

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Vote YES! for Bartlett Schools on August 2

The day we’ve been waiting for and fighting for has finally arrived. On Thursday, August 2, Bartlett voters decide whether to create, and fund, a Bartlett school system. If you’re an undecided voter doing some last minute research before you … Continue reading

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SCS chairman throws cold water on city school district hopes

Shelby County School Board Chairman David Pickler is laying out the worst case scenario for municipalities hoping to create a new school district, WMC-TV reports. In addition to the cost of operations, Pickler says cities like Bartlett will face a … Continue reading

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