In Great Hearts wake, school board to consider diversity plan Tuesday

Eight-page draft of plan identifies goals and objectives to managing district’s diversity, but is short on details   More

Year in Review: Education tops 2012 newsmaker list as state, Metro grapple over schools

Battles over Great Hearts application, school board elections and vouchers led education headlines in 2012 More

School board votes to close one charter, passes on fighting state over another

Board members voted Tuesday to close Smithson Craighead Middle School at the end of the year More

Garrison, Munday lead field of candidates for Democratic chair

Party treasurer David Garrison and former communications director Wade Munday line up for run at seat More

After years in shadows, school board pushes Pinkston into light

Former Bredesen aide Will Pinkston known for pushing policy envelope in his days in state government   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

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

Metro school board rejects Great Hearts, defies state order — again

Decision to deny Phoenix-based charter group for fourth time in three-plus months came down to 5-4 vote   More

School board holds closed legal briefing on Great Hearts

Absent a board chair, law director presides over hastily scheduled meeting Tuesday afternoon on charter school proposal   More

School board races awash in money, old-fashioned effort provides difference

Amy Frogge said simply 'hard work' pushed her campaign past highest fundraising campaign ever for school board More
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