Metro school board braces for review of 6 new charter schools

Charters have become something of a sore spot for school board, which caught flack for rejecting Great Hearts   More

State Ed. commissioner refuses meeting with MNPS over charter authorizer bill

MNPS chair sends letter to Huffman asking to meet Monday about proposed statewide charter panel More

Haslam to lawmakers wanting bigger voucher plan: Get your own bill

Brian Kelsey has targeted governor’s proposed plan in a Senate committee this week, looking to amend it   More

Education report lauds Tennessee for strides made with Race to the Top grant

High points in second year of grant include meeting aggressive timeline to show teachers students’ test scores More

Analysis: Voucher momentum is growing on Capitol Hill

With Haslam behind the plan, school choice is coming in some form, but any new law comes with questions More

With reforms on table, Rhee's StudentsFirst gives generously to legislative campaigns

Former D.C. chancellor's group gives $112K to re-elect Rep. DeBerry, socially conservative Democrat More

Michelle Rhee talks charters, vouchers and getting ‘reprieve’ from school boards

Former D.C. school chancellor leads StudentsFirst, an education reform organization she founded More

SCORE report suggests tweaks to teacher evaluation system

'Supporting Effective Instruction in Tennessee' report also suggests helping teachers improve their instruction   More
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More than $255M in stimulus funds pouring into state schools

Education secretary says state showed what was working in classrooms More

Bredesen wavers on use of test scores in education reform

Governor suggests state school board should decide issue More
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