Year in Review: Education tops 2012 newsmaker list as state, Metro grapple over schools

Battles over Great Hearts application, school board elections and vouchers led education headlines in 2012 More

Metro school board defies state order, defers Great Hearts charter

Board voted 7-2 to defer plan for West Nashville charter, arguing proposal is too weak on ensuring diversity More

School board races awash in money, old-fashioned effort provides difference

Amy Frogge said simply 'hard work' pushed her campaign past highest fundraising campaign ever for school board More

SEIU sues Register, Metro school board over union policy dispute

Suit alleges schools director and executive staff “exceeded their legal authority” in undoing policy More

Metro school board becomes arena for political class, biz execs

Nashville school board candidate suddenly equals state lawmaker, council member as cash target More

Dolan, Kim set fundraising bar high in Metro school board races

Margaret Dolan’s campaign war chest of $106,404 is believed highest school board fundraising ever More

Michelle Rhee TN PAC aids three Metro school board candidates

Tennessee Parents/Teachers Putting Students First gave Kim, Pinkston and Dolan $3K each More

Battle for the board: Factions fight to elect Metro's next school board

More money. More candidates. More issues. Welcome to the fight for the direction of Metro schools More

School board rejects Great Hearts, approves KIPP and Purpose Prep

Veteran board member Ed Kindall raises concerns of resegregation during heated discussion More

SEIU, MNEA release Metro school board endorsements

Unions announced school board picks last week in advance of the Aug. 2 election   More
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