Charter authorizer in the works, but state board of education opposes new panel

The issue is expected to take off on Capitol Hill as soon as education officials and lawmakers tidy up details on how to outsource the local school boards’ responsibility to vet and approve charter schools to an outside agency. More

TSU withdraws charter school proposal amid legal concerns

Questions arose on whether the university’s board could concurrently serve as the charter school’s board   More

Nashville's LEAD charter group awarded $3.25M to support growth

Investment will support LEAD’s three existing schools, help fund plans to expand to five combination schools by 2016   More

Mayor names CEO for charter school incubator

New leader will help groups statewide develop successful schools More

Struggling school not ready to give up charter

Global Academy leader says group ‘working on possibilities’ More

Decision on new charter school delayed

School board will take up issue of new management of Cameron Middle School at next meeting More

Latest charter school poised for smooth opening

A month after the Metro Nashville Board of Education initially shot down the school's approval, the board unanimously voted for a revamped proposal More
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