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MTR Expands Executive Leadership David Montague President, Memphis Teacher Residency It is with great pleasure and confidence that I announce to MTR friends and family that Dr. Robin Scott has been promoted to Director of Memphis Teacher Residency. Robin has served well since the beginning of MTR, prior to the...

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!...

Thanks to Tony Campolo and Margot Starbuck for interviewing David and featuring MTR on his blog: David, you’ve said urban education is the greatest social justice and civil rights issue in America today. Why? Urban education is a civil rights issue because of the lack of sameness and universal...

[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...

[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...

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...