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Monitoring news of negotiations, legal developments, decisions

The Committee for Better Bartlett Schools continues to monitor news and reports concerning the imminent merger of school systems in Shelby County, negotiations between state and suburban elected officials and the Shelby County Commission, developments in the unresolved legal challenges, … Continue reading

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County Commission files suit to stop the vote

The Shelby County Commission has filed a petition to stop the school referendums on August 2. See video report from WREG below. You can download the petition and the associated third party compliant (which explains what the County Commission hopes … Continue reading

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Ritz holds town hall on Bartlett schools

Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz held a town hall near Bartlett Thursday, his first, to present his estimate of the cost for Bartlett municipal schools. The presentation covered the same speculation and numbers found in his fiscal issues analysis and … Continue reading

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Bartlett Mayor responds to Ritz school study

Bartlett Mayor Keith McDonald appeared on WKNO’s Behind the Headlines this weekend to discuss a study of municipal school funding by Shelby County Commissioner Mike Ritz. Video of the interview is embedded below:

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