MNPS school board to consider taking on high-stakes testing

A former teacher serving on the Metro school board is taking aim at the number of standardized tests students are taking each year. More

Grand jury indicts 4 former Vanderbilt players for raping unconscious woman

Four ex-Vanderbilt football players were indicted by grand jury Friday and Metro police arrested Cory Batey More

Dean administration files $14M appropriations bill for Metro maintenance, repairs

Two of Metro’s struggling enterprises — Municipal, Fairgrounds — see extra money for maintenance as well   More

Haslam: no decision yet on Medicaid deal

Haslam plans trip to D.C. to try to work out an agreement to offer more people care without expanding TennCare   More

MNPS’ new grading policy hits rift with teachers, parents

This year, MNPS teachers will bring into play new rubric that cuts out bottom half of grading scale   More

Weekly Obsession: On the dim future of newspapers in Nashville

Nashville doesn’t need to rid itself of newspapers; Nashville newspapers need wealthy benevolent benefactors   More

Editorial: Why Nashville needs newspapers

We arrive here at the end. More

Legal opinion may breathe life into Fairgrounds repairs, plans

Fairgrounds likely will remain fairgrounds for foreseeable future. And yet it’s not entirely clear what that means More
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'City Paper' history marked by strong readership, instability

With a revolving cast of management, paper was never able to attain profitability More
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Police cameras go up in East Nashville, but not for traffic enforcement

Cameras have been used successfully in past, allowing officers to look for additional evidence after crime More
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