ASD students show progress after first year

Goal of district is to move the bottom 5 percent of schools in state to top 25 percent in five years More

Rocketship charter to seek Metro's blessing for at least 1st of 8 state-approved schools

California-based Rocketship Education announced it has state approval to open 8 charters in 5 years in Metro More

The Education Issue: a look at the decisions facing Nashville parents

From vouchers to cost of college and choosing public or private, 'City Paper' reporters help cut through the data More

Emails reveal how state officials plotted ways around Metro on Great Hearts' decision

In Great Hearts case, education commissioner wasn’t mere observer but contemplated how group should appeal to state More

Six Metro schools identified for potential state ASD intervention

The state's Achievement School District has contracted a handful of charter organizations to eventually take the reins at some of these schools. More

U.S. Education Secretary calls Tennessee 'Exhibit A' for teacher evaluations

Tennessee has arguably emerged as Arne Duncan’s go-to state for touting progress in education reform   More

State authorization of charters catches school board off guard

Add state’s Achievement Schools District to myriad, and sometimes overlapping, changes in Metro schools More

Brick Church Middle to become second school in partnership between MNPS, LEAD

New public-charter partnership will be modeled after Cameron Middle School, taken over by LEAD this school year More

Tennessee one of 10 states granted waiver from NCLB law

Approval authorizes Achievement School District to manage 85 schools across state More

Former teacher, attorney named president of Nashville Public Education Foundation

Natasha Kamrani will lead nonprofit that seeks private investment in public education More
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