Senators' fact-finding mission on charter schools zeroes in on pros not cons

Sen. Rand Paul, whose state is considering charter schools, want to take ideas back to Kentucky   More

U.S. Sens. Alexander, Rand Paul planning field trip to KIPP Nashville

The two senators will sit down for a roundtable discussion with state Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and Randy Dowell, executive director of KIPP Nashville. More

Student attrition heightens tension between charter backers, MNPS

Metro schools is singling out KIPP and seven other charters as district loss leaders in student attrition 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

Dean criticizes board's KIPP charter rejection, hopes for Great Hearts solution

Mayor says he's 'deeply disappointed' in KIPP expansion denial and hopes Great Hearts revises its application   More

Two new Metro charter schools win approval — but not Great Hearts or KIPP

School Board approves Intrepid College Prep and Nashville Classical applications, denies total of eight other proposed schools More

Will Karl Dean's push for charter schools finally make him the ‘The Education Mayor'?

The mayor uses his pedestal to promote the publicly financed, privately operated schools More

TSU among 13 groups to consider opening charter schools in Metro

Groups submitted letters this week indicating they intend to apply for charter in spring More

Possible West Nashville charter school would have 'mixed-income' focus

School would be first to take advantage of new law allowing open enrollment More

Future of historic Highland Heights school building uncertain

Reports of aging structure's demise unfounded  More
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