Memphis City Schools

All parents have the right to request the following:

  • A teacher’s professional qualifications, which include: state qualifications, licensure, grade’s certification, waivers
  • A teacher’s baccalaureate and/or graduate degree, fields of endorsement, previous teaching experience
  • A paraprofessional’s qualifications
  • An assurance that their child’s name, address and telephone listing not be released to military recruiters

All parents will receive information on the following:

  • Their child’s level of achievement in each of the state academic assessments
  • Their right to public school choice, supplemental services, and more effective involvement if their child’s school is identified for school improvement
  • Their option to request a transfer to another school within the district if their child is a victim of a violent crime
  • Their right to timely notification that their child has been assigned, or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks by, a teacher who is not highly qualified
Memphis City Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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