ASD http://wknofm.org en TN Wants To Prove Failing Schools Can Be Turned Around Quickly http://wknofm.org/post/tn-wants-prove-failing-schools-can-be-turned-around-quickly <p></p><p>At Corning Elementary in Frayser, a group of kindergarteners gathered around their teacher Erica Allen. As they all clapped in rhythm, Allen asked her young students to read the word on a card she was holding. They chanted, “Can! Can! Can!”</p><p>The kindergarteners don’t remember this, but last year Corning was run by Memphis City Schools, and the school’s average score on the state’s TCAP exam was an F.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:18:00 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 23032 at http://wknofm.org TN Wants To Prove Failing Schools Can Be Turned Around Quickly Doors Open At Three State-Run Schools In Memphis http://wknofm.org/post/doors-open-three-state-run-schools-memphis <p></p><p>Tennessee&rsquo;s new Achievement School District kicked off the year with a party. In the parking lot beside Frayser Elementary School, kids danced, slid on slides, and bounced in inflated houses. There was even a rock-climbing wall and laser-tag.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:04:11 +0000 Eleanor Boudreau 18129 at http://wknofm.org Doors Open At Three State-Run Schools In Memphis