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

Survey: Fewer Davidson Co. educators feel their school is 'good place to work and learn'

Nearly 92 percent of those surveryed, however, said they're encouraged to try new things to improve   More

MNPS board votes to seek outside counsel in fight against state charter authorizer

Board makes recommendations for Nashville lawmaker to add certain parameters to bill    More

Year in Review: Education tops 2012 newsmaker list as state, Metro grapple over schools

Battles over Great Hearts application, school board elections and vouchers led education headlines in 2012 More

School board again passes on legal fight with state over $3.4M

Chairwoman Cheryl Mayes said taking the issue to court wouldn’t be worth the time or money for Metro   More

MNPS only TN district in running for new Race to the Top funds

Metro one of 61 finalists seeking portion of $400M in federal awards for innovation to drive student performance   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

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

School board holds closed legal briefing on Great Hearts

Absent a board chair, law director presides over hastily scheduled meeting Tuesday afternoon on charter school proposal   More

Other states leapfrog Tennessee in national academic progress

National Assessment of Educational Progress shows no statistical change in state's scores More
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