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A closer look at Judge Mays and the consolidation lawsuit

Two items of note appear in today’s Commercial Appeal: Jane Roberts’ profile of Samuel Hardwicke “Hardy” Mays, the U.S. District Court judge who will decide the school consolidation lawsuit, and Zack McMillin’s review of the major questions at stake. Additional … Continue reading

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Memphis calls school consolidation opposition racist

As the Commercial Appeal’s Zack McMillin reports, attorneys representing Memphis are calling any opposition to the city’s school consolidation plan “racially motivated.” The city’s lawyers claim there has been a “consistent and ongoing resistance to racial balancing of the public … Continue reading

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Be a part of the solution

On the issue of school consolidation, we’ve heard from the citizens of Memphis, the Memphis School Board, the Memphis City Council and the Mayor of Memphis. We’ve heard from the Shelby County School Board, the Shelby County Commission and the … Continue reading

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