Monthly Archives: January 2014

Voucher Bill Off and Running

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The battle for vouchers begins.  On January 23rd, Sen. Kelsey filed his bill to provide vouchers to 5,000 students (link via PostPolitics).  The bill would do the following: provide “opportunity scholarships” to 5,000 low-income students in the bottom 10 percent…

Coming Soon to Memphis: Teacher Town USA?

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Dorsey Hopson and Chris Barbic today issued a joint press release outlining their commitment to making Memphis, Tennessee Teacher Town USA.  From the press release via Chalkbeat: Hopson and Barbic said they both fully support the over-arching goal of Teacher…

New Chalkbeat Site Up and Running!


BCE is very excited about the new education reporting organization Chalkbeat, and we’re even more excited at the launch of their new site!  If you haven’t heard of them, it’s worth your time to check out this video introducing them…