Bredesen appoints new leader for state department of education

Former commissioner Tim Webb resigned last week More
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Webb steps down as commissioner of education

Governor has not named a replacement More

Disappointment expected when TCAP scores released

Parents should receive achievement test results in the next week More

State tight-lipped on deferral of charter school proposal

Commissioner who pushed charter takeover of public middle school waiting for school board to take up issue again in two weeks More
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School board delays decision on middle school takeover

Members want more answers before giving control to charter organization More

Odds on Tennessee in Race to the Top competition

Handicappers abound, and most rank the state highly More

Metro takes new steps to save two troubled schools

Cameron Middle and Glencliff may shift to longer days and year-round calendar More

Revisions make it hard to gauge Metro schools' report card

But like previous years, some assessments were clear: Metro Nashville Public Schools continue to trail the rest of Tennessee and the nation in math and language skills. More

DOE commissioner: Tennessee could win Race to the Top

High finish could mean $400M in education funding for state More

Grant lets eight schools get fresh produce this fall

Schools with the greatest percentage economically disadvantaged students were given the highest level of consideration. More
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