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Former Trezevant High teacher charged with sexual contact involving minor  WREG NewsChannel 3

A teacher at Power Center Academy in Memphis is on leave after she was arrested this week on charges of sexual contact with a minor.



Records show more than 200 text messages between accused former SCS teacher and student  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A former teacher accused of sexual contact with a Trezevant High School student exchanged more than 200 text messages with the student ...



Documents reveal troubling details of former teacher's alleged sexual relationship with student  FOX13 Memphis

Sex, threats and violence – a former Memphis teacher's sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student has come to light a week after she was arrested for the ...



JASMINE EDMOND: Memphis teacher arrested, accused of sex crimes involving 16-year-old student  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis school teacher is accused of sex crimes involving a child.



Here's the 28 schools that would close, 10 that would see new buildings under Hopson's plan  The Commercial Appeal

See if your school is on the list to close, receive a new building or an addition under a preliminary proposal from Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey ...



Fired coach Teli White loses second appeal after grade-changing accusations  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County School Board passed a motion to uphold the firing of former Trezevant High School football coach Teli White ...



Did Memphis school leaders just get a pass in the $159,000 grade-tampering probe?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

After evidence surfaced of improper grade changing at a Memphis school, Superintendent Dorsey Hopson vowed that the district would put policies in place to ...



These Memphis schools now risk a state takeover  Chalkbeat Tennessee

While Memphis mostly received good news when the state listed its most underachieving schools last week, at least five Shelby County schools appear to be at ...



Trezevant High School involved in grade fixing scandal  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A fraction of students at Trezevant High School got diplomas that they didn't earn, according to an investigation that was ordered by Shelby ...



Missing documents bring early end to investigation into improper grade changes in Memphis schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The firm hired to investigate grade changing in Memphis schools gave up after determining that the paperwork needed to prove misconduct did not exist in just ...



Former Trezevant High School employee speaks out about principal’s resignation letter  wreg.com

A former Trezevant High School employee is speaking out after he says he was targeted in former principal Ronnie Mackins' resignation letter.



From failing to passing—Trezevant High grades changed in waves, years after students took the class  The Commercial Appeal

A Trezevant High School football player became eligible to play college sports after someone changed his grade in a reading class on his transcript from a 54 to ...



'F' is for Fraud  Memphis Daily News

Just before the winter break, Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen had a lot of questions for the Shelby County Schools system. She had just ...



New leader pushes Trezevant High forward after grading scandal, low performance  The Commercial Appeal

Corey Kelly had already signed on the dotted line to become the next principal at Trezevant High School when a friend asked if he'd read the public, six-page, ...



Evanoff: Taking a look at Trezevant High, Memphis Brooks and I-269  The Commercial Appeal

Let's take a quick look at Trezevant High, Memphis Brooks, I-269 and other recent headlines: Trezevant. Reading about the Trezevant High scandal over inflated ...



Seven months after a Kingsbury High teacher came forward with allegations against the principal, the investigation is still ongoing  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Last spring, several teachers and a school counselor said Principal Terry Ross pressured them to promote students who had not earned a passing grade.



More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...



Hopson: grade changing at Trezevant High was 'criminal'  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools may seek a criminal investigation into grade changes made at Trezevant High School, Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said Wednesday.



Trezevant High School principal resigns; provides 6-page letter of complaints  WMC Action News 5

The Trezevant High School principal resigned from his position Thursday. Ronnie Mackin submitted a six-page resignation letter outlining complaints against ...



Former Trezevant High Secretary Says Grade-Changing Happens All The Time  www.localmemphis.com

The former secretary at the center of the grade changing scandal at Trezevant High School is breaking her silence. She's speaking for the first time since losing ...



Grade changes pervasive in Memphis high schools, analysis shows  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Trezevant High, which prompted the investigation, isn't the high school with the most grade changes in Shelby County Schools, according to the probe.



At least five educators accused Memphis principal of pressuring to pass students  Chalkbeat Tennessee

At least four teachers and a school counselor have accused a Memphis principal of pressuring them to promote or graduate students who were failing, according ...



New Information About The Grading Scandal At Trezevant High School  www.localmemphis.com

A former Trezevant coach tells the Local I Team he isn't surprised student athletes transcripts were changed adding he believes it occurs across the district.



New principal named for Memphis school at the center of grading investigation  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools turns to a veteran principal with school turnaround experience to take the helm of Trezevant High School.



Weathersbee: Hopson leaves a way forward — and lingering issues — for Shelby County Schools  The Commercial Appeal

If one was to judge the success of Shelby County's schools under Superintendent Dorsey Hopson by glimpsing headlines earlier this month, it wouldn't be its ...



What we know so far about an alleged grading scandal in Memphis, and why it's not as unusual as you might think  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The ongoing audit of Shelby County Schools' high school records has garnered renewed interest after the principal who first reported possible grading ...



Memphis school leaders refuse to answer further questions about grade-changing investigation  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Refusing to answer questions about an issue that has plagued the district for two years is a departure from a previous examination of grade changing.



Stanton Report Concludes "Systemic Pattern" Of Grade Changing at Trezevant High  Memphis Daily News

An independent investigation of grade-changing allegations at Trezevant High School made public Tuesday, Dec. 5, concludes there was a “systemic pattern” of ...



Shelby County Schools Looking At Former Trezevant Principal Claims  www.localmemphis.com

A former Shelby County School principal is claiming corruption and misconduct at Trezevant High School. Ronnie Mackin turned in a six-page resignation letter.



Trezevant football coach suspended in grading investigation  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools suspended Trezevant High football coach Teli White five days in the wake of a grading investigation.



Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson resigning Tuesday, sources say  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dorsey Hopson is announcing his resignation in a press conference Tuesday, according to three sources with ...



Grade changing investigation spreading to other schools  The Commercial Appeal

Kirby High had 10 times the district average number of grade changes.



Yo Gotti billboard for Shelby County Schools gets mixed reaction  WREG NewsChannel 3

A billboard at South Bellevue and Walker featured local rapper Yo Gotti, aka Mario Mims, with the message "Product of Public Schools" along with the Shelby ...



Trezevant High Principal Resigns, Renews Allegations of Illegal Activities  Memphis Daily News

When Ronnie Mackin, the principal of Trezevant High School, reported a discrepancy last September in the transcript grades of some football players, Shelby ...



Man arrested for allegedly flashing teacher at Frayser elementary school  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Frayser man is charged with indecent exposure after police say he exposed himself to a teacher outside an elementary school.



Grade changing at some Memphis schools prompts state order for more audits  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Improper grade-changing at two high schools in Tennessee's largest district has prompted Education Commissioner Candice McQueen to order follow-up audits ...



Shelby County Schools board shakes up, Caldwell and Kernell are out  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Two incumbents are out and two are staying on the Shelby County School board. Chris Caldwell and Mike Kernell lost to newcomers Michelle Robinson ...



Kingsbury High teacher accuses Memphis principal of improper grade changing  Chalkbeat Tennessee

A Kingsbury High School math teacher has taken her allegations over improper grade changing public. Alesia Harris said the principal directed that 17 students' ...



Here are more allegations from a principal's letter that's shaking up Memphis schools  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Grade tampering isn't the only concern being investigated in Shelby County Schools in the aftermath of this month's fiery resignation letter from a Memphis ...



Hopson tightens who can revise student transcripts in response to grade changing in Memphis  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools has slashed the number of people who have the ability to alter student grades, in one of several responses to a grade-changing scandal ...



“It's time that we get answers," former Trezevant principal talks to FOX13 | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

For the first time since he penned his explosive resignation letter, the former principal at Trezevant High School spoke exclusively with FOX13.



Flyer encourages high school students to 'fight on sight'  WMC Action News 5

A flyer encouraging fighting at one Memphis high school has parents up in arms.



SCS billboard featuring Yo Gotti removed less than 24 hours later  WMC Action News 5

One new billboard featuring a Memphis rap artist is down less than a day after it was put up.



SCS to fire principal accused of tampering with students' grades  The Commercial Appeal

The announcement comes on the heels of a major grade-changing investigation into Trezevant High School.



Family mourns 'senseless, unnecessary' death of Trezevant senior  WMC Action News 5

An 18-year-old Trezevant High School senior was shot and killed while walking home Saturday.



Trezevant To Resume Season After TSSAA Says No Violations Were Found  Local Memphis

Shelby County Schools leaders say the TSSAA is reporting no violations have been found involving the Trezevant High football team, and the team will resume ...



1 injured in shooting on N. Trezevant  WMC Action News 5

FRAYSER, TN (WMC) - One person is recovering after a shooting in Frayser. The shooting happened at the intersection of North Trezevant Street and Frayser ...



Memphis high schools bring home 4 state championships  WMC Action News 5

When it comes to football, Memphis definitely knows how to bring home a win. Four Memphis area high schools strived for perfection at the state championships ...



Auditors: 98% Of Documents Needed To Investigate Grade Changing Shelby County Schools Is Missing  www.localmemphis.com

Missing paperwork shut down the investigation into grade-changing allegations at several Shelby County Schools. According to auditors, they don't have 98% of ...



Former Trezevant secretary: 'You fired me for no reason at all'  WMC Action News 5

A successful high school football coach is once again suspended for his alleged role in a grade changing scandal.



Memphis high school principal demoted over improper grade changes  Chalkbeat Tennessee

In new details released Tuesday, district officials say the principal gave her password to an employee, who then changed report card grades without justification.



Two Trezevant Coaches Suspended Amid Grading Investigation  Local Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - At least two Trezevant High School coaches have been suspended after the school reported grading discrepancies to ...



School board candidates debate issues of equity, safety during forum  The Commercial Appeal

Most of the 15 candidates for four board spots came to the forum Thursday night.



How 'central office' in Memphis is taking on a new meaning under Sharon Griffin  Chalkbeat Tennessee

A year after becoming the first chief of schools, Griffin is working to make central office more responsive to needs of schools rather than imposing top-down ...



Memphis locals rally for extra school funding, demanding it be spent on student needs  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Lobbying for how Shelby County Schools should spend an extra $12.7 million just granted from the county's surplus, a crowd of 40 parents, students, and ...



SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | 2018 Middle School Volleyball Championship  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. 2018 Middle School Volleyball ...



Instead of firing Hamilton High School's principal, SCS votes to demote her  FOX13 Memphis

The Hamilton High School principal who was suspended in December will be demoted after Shelby County School officials said the principal admitted she ...



8 SCS schools changed grades to improve graduation rates, Audit finds  WMC Action News 5

A new audit shows rampant issues across Shelby County when it comes to changing grades in high schools.



Top Memphis high school athletes commit with colleges  WMC Action News 5

Several Memphis high school student-athletes made their official college selection on National Signing Day.



'Enough is enough': Memphis students, families march against gun violence  The Commercial Appeal

Thousands of people are swarming downtown Memphis for the March For Our Lives, calling for stricter gun control laws and safer schools.



TTU set to host Blue Cross Bowl this week  Cookeville Herald Citizen

The dreams of players and coaches on 18 high school football teams will come true this week when Cookeville plays host to the BlueCross Bowl State Football ...



Memphis high school student killed in Saturday shooting  wreg.com

18-year-old Ryan Gilliam was a student at Trezevant High School.



SCS superintendent Dorsey Hopson resigns  WMC

Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson is expected to make a 'major announcement Tuesday.



SCS to investigate more schools in grade-fixing scandal  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — New information has been released about possible grade changing that is happening at multiple Shelby County high schools.



Former Hamilton High School Teacher Claims Someone Changed Student Grades  www.localmemphis.com

Another educator has come forward about the grading scandal at Shelby County Schools, after he said an administrator changed his students' grades.



Three Schools Evacuated After Bomb Threats  Local Memphis

Three Shelby County schools were on high alert today after three separate bomb threats.



Yo Gotti billboard removal by Shelby County Schools sparks debate  The Commercial Appeal

The removal of a billboard featuring rapper Yo Gotti as a Shelby County Schools success story sparked online debate.



Coaching will be key as Griffin adds two from Memphis iZone to state district team  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Here are the members of Sharon Griffin's new leadership team for the Achievement School District.



Shelby County Schools says it needs to close more schools. Here are 25 that are at risk.  Chalkbeat Colorado

As the district embarks on a process to cut costs by closing schools, two dozen Memphis schools already have three strikes against them.



Teachers say pressure to pass undeserving students at root of SCS grade changing issues  The Commercial Appeal

When Michael Pleasants taught economics at Hamilton High School, he once had a student who stopped coming to school in the middle of the year. Despite her ...



Grade-Changing Investigation Continues  www.localmemphis.com

There is information in the Shelby County Schools grade changing investigation.



Mother of slain teen speaks out after three-day wait to ID son's body  FOX13 Memphis

The mother of a 17-year-old killed in Southeast Shelby County is looking for answers.



Four things to know out of this week's special school board meeting on Memphis grade tampering  Chalkbeat Tennessee

For the first time since a principal's resignation letter rekindled interest in an ongoing review of grading practices, the school board meets to discuss the case ...



6 Memphis-area high school stars win TN Mr. Football award  WMC Action News 5

Six Memphis-area high school stars were awarded Tennessee Mr. Football awards for their efforts this season.



Memphis Experts See Economic Growth Building Off 2017 Into 2018  Memphis Daily News

With resolutions made and the new year now, another annual exercise rises to the forefront – predictions on what Memphis and its economy can expect in 2018.



2 Memphis football stars dismissed from college teams  WMC Action News 5

Two former Memphis area high school football stars have been dismissed from their college teams.



Students walk out of Memphis high school to protest principal's suspension amid grade-tampering probe  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Almost 200 students walked out of class Wednesday morning at Hamilton High School to protest the recent suspension of their principal under the cloud of an ...



Police name suspects in shooting that killed high school student  wreg.com

Police identified Marktavious Twilley and Terry Johnson as suspects in the crime.



Evanoff: Amazon decision can motivate Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Amazon's decision has turned out to be a pivotal one for Memphis. No, we didn't win HQ2, the proposed 50,000-employee office complex. We didn't make ...



Father of 3 shot, killed in Frayser  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man was shot and killed in Frayser. The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Smith Ridge Road. Memphis Police Department said ...



SCS chief legal counsel leaving the district  The Commercial Appeal

Shelby County Schools Chief Counsel Rodney Moore is leaving the district, effective March 5. Moore, a key member of Superintendent Dorsey Hopson's cabinet ...



Arrest made in case of picture showing gun at Melrose High School  WMC Action News 5

A 17-year-old is in custody for taking a controversial picture at Melrose High School.The picture shows an adult standing in the school's hallway, pointing a gun ...



Man arrested for injuring Germantown High School student with BB gun  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A young man is in hot water after he allegedly shot a Germantown High School student with a BB gun.



Shelby County School Superintendent Hopson announces plans to help failing schools  wreg.com

Superintendent Dorsey Hopson gives WREG and local media a preview of what he will present to Shelby County School Board.



District Attorney called to investigate grading scandal at SCS  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 has just confirmed the Shelby County Commissioner chairman, Heidi Shafer, is calling for the District Attorney to investigate the grading scandal at ...



Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance  wreg.com

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...



Royston Joins Planned Parenthood To Lead Volunteer Training Efforts  Memphis Daily News

Nikeisha Royston recently joined Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region as community manager, a role in which she identifies individuals interested in ...



Sister of suspect accused in Lorenzen Wright's murder speaks out  FOX13 Memphis

We're finally hearing from family members of Billy Turner, the man currently locked up in the murder of Lorenzen Wright.



Student accused of spray painting principal's car  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - At least one student was arrested after vandalizing a high school principal's car Wednesday. According to the police report, the principal ...



Here's how the Covington Chargers stayed alive for a state tournament berth  Covington Leader (Subscription)

The Covington Chargers had struggled a bit at home all season, taking four of their 10 losses this season on the Castellaw Gym floor, most recently a one-point ...



Closer look at a few applicants for JMCSS Superintendent  WBBJ-TV

JACKSON, Tenn — Over two dozen candidates in the running to be the next superintendent of the Jackson-Madison County School Board. “We have a total of ...



Shante Avant to serve as next chairwoman of SCS board  The Commercial Appeal

Avant will lead the board with Stephanie Love as vice chairwoman.



Dream a Baseball Dream  Memphis Daily News

Memphis is Hoops City, a hotbed of premier basketball talent. That's why University of Memphis basketball coach Tubby Smith is under pressure. The best of ...



7-month-old breaks arm at Memphis daycare, mom shocked by employees' explanation  FOX13 Memphis

A Memphis mother turned to FOX13 after her 7-month-old son broke his arm at daycare.



Memphis mother says teen daughter is being sex trafficked, pleas for help  FOX13 Memphis

A desperate mother turns to FOX13 requesting help. This, after she said the Department of Children's Services put her 17-year-old daughter back out on the ...



Achievement School District Getting Bigger, Maybe Better | City Beat Blog  Memphis Flyer

The Achievement School District for low-performing schools in Shelby County will have eight or nine new members next year, including one high school that was ...



12 seek Jackson-Madison County school superintendent job  Jackson Sun

Twelve people have applied for the position of superintendent of the Jackson-Madison County School System.



SCS Attendance Zone Proposal Affects 7000 Students  Memphis Daily News

Shelby County Schools board members got their first detailed look Wednesday, Feb. 19, at a set of more than two dozen changes in student attendance zones in ...



Last Word: Don McMinn, Frayser's Recovery and The Clean Line  Memphis Daily News

Back in the late 1970s when Beale Street was still rotting and behind chain link fences and Downtown Memphis was in recovery in every sense of the word, ...



marches in the SCIAA parade of Champions - Georgian Hills Middle School  DigitalSports

Georgian Hills Middle School participated in the “Parade of Champions” event to honor the TSSAA BlueCross Bowl State Champs from Trezevant, Whitehaven, ...



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