Local opponents of state charter authorizer speak out on Capitol Hill

Group includes nearly the entire school board, handful of Metro Council officials and most local House Dems More

School board approves diversity plan in wake of charter school questions

Plan offers nonbinding goals for diversity by race and ethnicity, income level, native language, and special needs More

School board approves diversity plan in wake of charter school questions

The plan offers non-binding goals for diversity by race and ethnicity, income level, native language and special needs to be applied and encouraged district-wide. More

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

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

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

'Parent-trigger' story can happen in Nashville, promoter says at film screening

Nashville is one of 17 cities across the country to get sneak-peek screening of new charter school film   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

In District 20 showdown, North and Dickerson stake out similar positions

Putting a Republican in seat held by Democratic for 28 years would be symbolic blow to reeling state Dems More
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