MNPS budget will be bigger, but Dean trims increase, protects charters

Dean’s office expects school district to cut up to $25M from its proposed $44M budget increase   More

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

Fight for charter authorizer went down to the wire

Speaker Beth Harwell expended significant energy and time to get state charter board approved More

Q&A: Jeremy Kane talks about leaving LEAD and all of that mayoral chatter

Kane, CEO and founder of LEAD, announced unexpectedly he would leave his post in May 2014 More

Smithson-Craighead, parents sue MNPS to prevent charter school from closing

Suit claims school's closure would be unjust, students would lead to 'lesser quality' educational experience More

Dean fully behind charter expansion, doubtful MNPS will get full $44M budget increase

Jesse Register said district’s budget is reasonable, but he would be willing to consider making some cuts More

School Board asks for $44M more in next year's budget

Salary bump, shifting expenses and five new charter schools are among reasons for requested increase   More

Charter panel bill stalls in Senate

Committee delays measure with concerns over the need to pay new panel's director more than $100K More

Jeremy Kane stepping down as head of LEAD Public Schools

The founder of Nashville’s largest charter school system is stepping down from his post after this school year ends. More

Could charters break MNPS bank?

Charter schools are popular and have political support, but some worry the costs could hurt regular schools More
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