Merger Memphis & Shelby County Schools

Behind the Headlines
5:44 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Radio Roundtable: Municipal School Districts and the Juvenile Court System

The panel discusses the progress of a few bills in the Tennessee Legislature relating to the creation of municipal school districts. 

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Mid-South News
8:30 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

May Referendum on Municipal Schools Districts Is Off the Table

Election Commission attorneys John Ryder and Monice Hagler advise Election Commission.
Candice Ludlow

It looks like the suburbanites of Shelby County will not get to vote on whether or not to form their own school districts, at least not in May. 

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Mid-South News
3:28 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Attorney General Puts Brakes On Municipal School Districts In Shelby County

 

State attorney general Robert Cooper, Jr. issued his opinion Tuesday afternoon—the suburbs outside of Memphis can’t plan to create their own separate, municipal school districts until after Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools merge in August of 2013. 

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