Fight for charter authorizer went down to the wire

Speaker Beth Harwell expended significant energy and time to get state charter board approved More

Q&A: Jeremy Kane talks about leaving LEAD and all of that mayoral chatter

Kane, CEO and founder of LEAD, announced unexpectedly he would leave his post in May 2014 More

Charter panel bill stalls in Senate

Committee delays measure with concerns over the need to pay new panel's director more than $100K More

Could charters break MNPS bank?

Charter schools are popular and have political support, but some worry the costs could hurt regular schools More

State Ed. commissioner refuses meeting with MNPS over charter authorizer bill

MNPS chair sends letter to Huffman asking to meet Monday about proposed statewide charter panel More

Haslam to lawmakers wanting bigger voucher plan: Get your own bill

Brian Kelsey has targeted governor’s proposed plan in a Senate committee this week, looking to amend it   More

Haslam pushes state participation in completion-based online university

Instead of degree completion based on class time, Western Governor's University uses 'competency-based' completion More

Dean's preference for local authority doesn't extend to charter schools

Last year the mayor wrote a letter to state board requesting it approve Great Hearts and overturn Metro board More

At school safety summit, Haslam says armed teachers not likely

Governor speaks to education, law and mental health officials in Franklin to discuss plans to beef up school security More

Community colleges push Structured Learning Communities as way to finish quickly

TBR continues to promote implementation of tight-knit programs with predetermined, strict schedules   More
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