Capital spending plan preview includes riverfront water park

Mayor's plan also highlights $156 million for schools More

Metro Schools announces commencement dates

Commencement dates and times have been announced for all graduating Metro Schools seniors More

Dean advocates for charter school law reform

At a meeting Wednesday, Mayor Karl Dean asked lawmakers to support a bill that would allow more students to be eligible for charter schools. More

School Board wants to know how rezoning will affect diversity

Families of Metro schoolchildren have made their decisions on rezoning, but now school board members now want to know how those choices will affect diversity at schools altered by the plan. More

VU profs argue that schools are slipping back to segregation

A new book by Vanderbilt professors argue that urban school districts across the country have shifted back to managing segregated schools following the recent lifting of court-ordered desgregation plans. More

Register to flesh out for Board more plans on reorganization

Director of Schools Jesse Register plans to give more details Tuesday to the School Board about his plans for reform and reorganization of the district. More

Some schools want to opt out of SSA policy

Without knowing which, or how many, Metro Schools across the city have applied to opt out of Standard School Attire (SSA) policies set by the district two years ago. More

Additional stimulus funds target homeless Metro students

About $185,000 in federal funds will soon be made available for Metro Nashville Public Schools to help homeless students, according to the Tennessee Department of Education. More

Another $653,000 in stimulus dollars headed for Metro schools

Nashville’s public school district can access more than $653,000 to better integrate technology in classrooms. More

Metro kids taking standardized tests this week

Kids in grades three through eight will complete tests this week that measure proficiency and achievement in math, science, social studies, reading and language arts. More
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