MNPS school board to consider taking on high-stakes testing

A former teacher serving on the Metro school board is taking aim at the number of standardized tests students are taking each year. More

MNPS eliminates 'zero' grades, adjusts other scoring policies

District wants teachers to focus more on students understanding subject, do away with issuing penalties More

Senators' fact-finding mission on charter schools zeroes in on pros not cons

Sen. Rand Paul, whose state is considering charter schools, want to take ideas back to Kentucky   More

Nashville Prep leader accuses school board member of 'drunk rage' in Facebook fight

Ravi Gupta attacked Will Pinkston after Pinkston expressed disappointment in criticism of fellow school board member More

MNPS plans parent phone poll on '14-'15 school year

“It’s been very interesting this year that we’ve had very little pushback during the year for the calendar,” Register told reporters after the meeting. More

School board reviews lengthy process for firing low-performing teachers

Members appeared more concerned with aspects out of their control, such as formula for grading certain teachers More

Lockeland teacher accused of unprofessional conduct keeps job after school board vote

Board members also hear details of Cambridge Programme set to begin this fall More
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Are Common Core standards the next GOP battleground?

Though embraced by Haslam and leadership, education standards are receiving flak on far right and left More

MNPS school board OKs $746M budget, hints at balanced year

The 81,000-student district spending plan makes room for extra 1,600 students expected to join next year More

State Senate education committee to review Common Core standards

Officials have implemented Common Core standards for two years, but they've come under fire from Tea Party More
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