[caption id="attachment_1892" align="alignnone" width="600"] Cherise Clark, '12Spanish, Kinsbury High School[/caption] Sra. Cherise Clark uses a quarterly awards ceremony to motivate and recognize student achievement. Her strategy and procedures may be helpful for educators to develop an awards ceremony in their classrooms also. MTRVoices: How did you develop...

On November 1, 2013, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) released the 2013 Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs. The THEC report is designed to provide data that informs the public on the effectiveness of teacher training programs and to provide teacher preparation programs the...

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="1867,1868,1869"] "There is no greater power on earth than an idea whose time has come."  -MLK (quoting Victor Hugo) in his essay The Time for Freedom Has Come. Many thanks to all of our MTR residents and staff..and Merry Christmas!...

[caption id="attachment_8170" align="aligncenter" width="486"] Artist rendering of the proposed Crosstown development. Photo: Looney Ricks Kiss[/caption] On Tuesday, December 3, the Memphis City Council will vote on a resolution to provide the Crosstown Development Project with $15 million that will fund a variety of critical infrastructure, blight...

Nearly 122,000 Mid-South kids worry about where their next meal will come from. This epidemic is called food insecurity, which often leads to hunger. These children receive free or reduced price school meals during the week, but at home, families struggle with food budgets that are...