Rise & Shine: Most Memphis students who went to district’s first summer academy show early growth

EARLY FIGURES Students in every grade level of Shelby County Schools’ first summer academy grew in math and reading skills over the summer months, say district leaders. Chalkbeat

DATA SHARING As the state’s deadline passes, Nashville public schools refuse to release student contact information to charter schools. WPLN, Chalkbeat

CHOICE RESEARCH Florida’s tax credit voucher program helps get students to — but not necessarily through — college, a study finds. Chalkbeat

TOWN HALL Two Memphis leaders are coming together to hold a meeting for families currently dealing with the sometimes crippling costs of childcare. WMC

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH Shelby County Schools is asking the public for feedback from parents on school lunches. FOX13 Memphis

NEWLY APPOINTED Shante Avant will serve as the next chairwoman of the Shelby County school board. The Commercial Appeal

LATE START Collierville students will begin the next school year one week later than kids in the rest of Shelby County, a decision made by the system’s school board to accommodate the late completion of the new Collierville High School. The Commercial Appeal

NEW LAW Two former Knox County school bus drivers who were charged under a new, stricter law for using an electronic device while driving pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Knoxville News Sentinel

TAKE A KNEE School officials in the Tri-Cities weigh in on what would happen if a high school football player decided to take a knee during the national anthem. WCYB