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Next steps for the Bartlett school system

The referendum approving a Bartlett school system has passed. Once the results of the referendum are certified by the Shelby County Election Commission, a date will be set for the school board special election. Meanwhile, a group of education experts, … Continue reading

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Packed house for Bartlett schools rally

Supporters of Bartlett schools packed the auditorium at Bethel Church on Friday night to collect yard signs and hear from an all-star lineup of speakers. Stressing the importance of voting YES! for Bartlett schools on July 16, the rally was … Continue reading

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Bartlett Schools: Referenda and Beyond

We are pleased to share with you this series on Bartlett schools written originally for the Bartlett Express by William J. Busler, Ph.D. Dr. Busler looks at the history of the issue, provides many of the basic facts about Bartlett … Continue reading

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Court ruling leaves room for Bartlett to make school decisions

This week’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Hardy Mays recognized the Norris-Todd law as valid, leaving room for suburban cities to create their own municipal or special school districts. The Bartlett Express quotes steering committee member Mick Wright’s reaction to … Continue reading

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