Analysis: Voucher momentum is growing on Capitol Hill

With Haslam behind the plan, school choice is coming in some form, but any new law comes with questions More

Harwell opposed to arming teachers, unsure of mass shooting's effect on TN gun bills

Department of Education plans School Safety Summit next month to discuss concerns following Newtown shooting More

More money, more demands for dollars in state budget

State expects hundreds of millions of extra tax dollars, it’s not enough to avoid budget cuts next year More

Task force members can't agree on specifics of voucher program

A key point of contention on the nine-member board was which students would be eligible for vouchers More

50 shades of red: With GOP supermajorities come many factions to herd

Republican caucus is made up of varying interests, but multiple voting blocks overlap   More

For state Dems, not losing is the new winning

After 7 Dems retired and 3 were drawn out of district, party leaders see retaining seats, adding 4 as victory More

Haslam, Harwell raise $282K for Republican legislative candidates

Funds deposited to Governor’s Leadership Fund, from which Tennessee Republican Party controls spending   More

Study: Alternative teacher training programs more successful than traditional ones

Teach for America Nashville and Memphis, and Memphis Teacher Residency among most effective   More

After NCLB, state Department of Education offers more tools to grade schools

New tools also move beyond standards under No Child Left Behind Act, which state received waiver from More

State GOP outspends Dems by near 3-to-1 margin in final days

Republicans spend about $1.74 million into state-level races while Democrats spend $617,811 More
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