School board reviews lengthy process for firing low-performing teachers

Members appeared more concerned with aspects out of their control, such as formula for grading certain teachers More

State Ed. commissioner refuses meeting with MNPS over charter authorizer bill

MNPS chair sends letter to Huffman asking to meet Monday about proposed statewide charter panel More

MNPS to cut central office staff, loosen reins on principals

Recommendations come from U.K.-based firm hired to improve 34 of district’s low-performing schools More

After losing $3.4M, what legal avenues does MNPS have against state?

State laws on the subject are vague, and that may give Metro school board enough to justify a lawsuit More

Metro school board chair, state commissioner agree to meet over withholding of funds

Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday decision came down to enforcing the state’s laws More

Metro school board rejects Great Hearts, defies state order — again

Decision to deny Phoenix-based charter group for fourth time in three-plus months came down to 5-4 vote   More

After strong debate, school board gives Drexel second chance

Drexel must report to the district monthly; board will reconsider status in May More

School board adopts balanced calendar, opts against July start

Students to start school Aug. 1 for 2012-13 academic year More

Incumbent school board members stave off challengers

Newcomers Hayes, Mayes and Shepherd to join board More

Candidate emerges for vacant school board seat

Cheryl D. Mayes, a longtime volunteer in the district schools, has kicked off her candidacy. More
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