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With school consolidation, where are the promised savings?

One unfortunate aspect of the school consolidation effort is that it was launched for financial reasons, without any plan for the students in mind. Consolidation supporters such as Stand for Children and Memphis City Councilman Shea Flinn have attested to … Continue reading

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Stand for Children attempts to generate merger excitement

News Channel 3 was on hand for a sparsely-attended rally in favor of school consolidation in Memphis yesterday: It’s been 4 months since the people of Memphis voted for the school merger and they are still waiting for the process … Continue reading

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Stand says county should ‘demand a plan for our schools’

The local chapter of Stand for Children, a sprawling non-profit child advocacy group with affiliates in nine states, is conducting a survey to determine what respondents want out of a “merged city-county district.” The chapter has launched a website for … Continue reading

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