School board members split on pursuing legal action against state

Board is set to meet next month to decide on course of action regarding $3.4 million in withheld funds   More

Board debates urgency to create Metro schools diversity plan

School board still must figure out what diversity looks like and how does Metro plan to ensure it More

Great Hearts: How charter operator lost, the political fallout and what happens now

State department of education’s relationship with MNPS is in worst shape in years following dispute More

Struggling Smithson-Craighead charter school in danger of forced closure

After few years of poor results, publicly financed, privately led charter faces Metro action if it doesn’t improve More

Metro school board to reconsider Great Hearts as state backs off funding threat

Schools Director Jesse Register and state Ed. Commissioner Kevin Huffman met Wednesday to discuss dispute   More

Metro schools improve status in post-No Child Left Behind system

Metro hit 7 of 9 benchmarks, falling short in third-grade reading/language arts and in overall graduation rate   More

MNPS overhauls grading scale to reward AP, IB, honors students

Weighted grading scale — identical to ones in Sumner, Wilson, Williamson — rewards students in harder courses   More

School board rejects Great Hearts, approves KIPP and Purpose Prep

Veteran board member Ed Kindall raises concerns of resegregation during heated discussion More

Metro Schools recommends denial of Great Hearts' amended charter application

On Monday, MNPS Office of Innovation recommended approval of KIPP Nashville and Purpose Preparatory Academy 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
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