With Johnson School closing, MNPS looks for place to teach special-needs kids

Johnson is one of two — Murrell School being the other — within the district considered equipped for the students More

Rocketship charter to seek Metro's blessing for at least 1st of 8 state-approved schools

California-based Rocketship Education announced it has state approval to open 8 charters in 5 years in Metro More

Showdown over vouchers looms as some GOPers push for greater availability

Sen. Brian Kelsey, champion for school vouchers for years, is one leading pack for more robust voucher system   More

Low-rated MNPS teachers move forward without district plan for improvement

Director Register says district needs to focus on improving teachers and building trust, not removing teachers More

State split on school vouchers, new MTSU poll finds

46 percent of Tennessee residents oppose vouchers while 40 percent support. More

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

Capitol Hill targets Nashville, Memphis with charter authorizer bill

Legislation singles out counties with population of at least 600,000, exempting all but Nashville, Memphis 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

Seldom used parent-trigger law could get stronger in legislature

State law allows parents or teachers to boot management of their school and replace it with another More

Haslam to focus on education, tax cuts, fiscal restraint in State of State

Governor tells reporters he still hasn't decided whether to expand Medicaid under Affordable Care Act More
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