Metro's Great Hearts denial motivates legislature to push vouchers plan

Harwell says if Metro is concerned about vouchers it should've been more conscientious in approving charter More

School board members split on pursuing legal action against state

Board is set to meet next month to decide on course of action regarding $3.4 million in withheld funds   More

After losing $3.4M, what legal avenues does MNPS have against state?

State laws on the subject are vague, and that may give Metro school board enough to justify a lawsuit More

As threatened, TN Department of Education withholds $3.4M from Metro schools

MNPS questions the precedent for such punishment and wonders how the amount was determined More

Board debates urgency to create Metro schools diversity plan

School board still must figure out what diversity looks like and how does Metro plan to ensure it More

Great Hearts: How charter operator lost, the political fallout and what happens now

State department of education’s relationship with MNPS is in worst shape in years following dispute More

Metro school board chair, state commissioner agree to meet over withholding of funds

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday decision came down to enforcing the state’s laws More

Haslam: State takes no pleasure in keeping funds from Metro over Great Hearts

Great Hearts dispute has turned partisan inside General Assembly, with Republicans defending move to withhold funds More

Q&A: Matt Throckmorton, director of Tennessee Charter Schools Association

Throckmorton: 'We’re seeing more and more politics entering the application process' More

State docks Metro Schools more than $3 million for rejecting Great Hearts

State Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman said the state had "no choice but to take this action" More
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