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...

This morning I'm up and at 'em in Columbus, Ohio reading the USA Today while riding the Nautilus Omega 120i Upright Bicycle (see attached) and I come across this headline, In This Series, It's All About Team. Now, here's the lesson and the secret to the...

As we prepared for Memphis Teacher Residency’s first Selection Weekend in March of 2009, the background of one of our applicants surprised us. She had graduated from a reputable teacher preparation program with a degree in elementary education and was completing her first year as...