Author: Steve Ross

Charter Schools the New Segregation?

Enclave points to a new study that indicates the Charter School phenomenon may come with some “unintended” consequences… The report found that charter schools continue to stratify students by race, class, and possibly language, and are more racially isolated than…

Perspective is Golden

Illissa Gold has some perspective on the National Tea Party Convention going on in Nashville right now, noting there are only 600 people in attendance. By way of comparison, there were 1,200 people at the very first Netroots Nation conference…

Is Ford Gonna Run?

The Memphis Daily News asks if Shelby County Interim Mayor Joe Ford is going to run for County Mayor. Answer…probably. Feb. 18 is the filing deadline for the May 4 primaries. The primaries for county mayor top the ballot. Still…

Hey Man, “Cheap Shot”

Leadership at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis (The MED) are none too happy with some of Gov. Bredesen’s words. Bredesen said earlier this week that his budget did not include additional funds for The Med because its leaders have…