Public education in Memphis is marginal.
A large number of current students in MCS have been retained (held back in a grade) at least once
In the last 4 year enrollment has fallen from 118,000 to 104,000 students
The 3 major issues facing MCS
2 Curriculum overhaul
3 Infrastructure (IT included)
3:00 PM Sunday, April 26, 2009
Main (Hooks) Library, 3030 Poplar Ave.
Memphis City Schools - Reaching a Childs Potential
Guest Speaker: Irving Hamer, Jr., Memphis City Schools Deputy Superintendent of Academic Operations, Technology and innovation.
Topic: Memphis City Schools --- Reaching a Child's Potential
MODERATOR: Otis L. Sanford, Opinion Editor, Memphis Commercial Appeal