TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Mar 29, 2012

A subcommittee of the House Education Committee approved a bill yesterday to allow the creation of municipal school districts in Shelby County. A similar bill was approved last week by the Senate Education Committee. The legislation is designed to overturn rulings by the courts and the state’s attorney general that localities may not take action on municipal school districts until merger of the county’s two public school systems is complete. The Memphis Daily News reports