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

Metro's graduation rate drops with new diploma requirements

Standards now require English Language Learners and students with disabilities to graduate in four years More

New state education division could manage 10 low-performing Metro schools

Achievement School District aims to turn around poor performers  More

State's answer to failing schools, led by newcomer, relies heavily on outside charters

Reform educator Chris Barbic to head Achievement School District — with plans to take over deficient schools, revamp others as charters More

Teacher compensation plan for low-performing schools finalized

Financial bonuses based on in-class performances soon to be available to instructors at 22 Metro schools More

State's 2007 error, since fixed, altered Metro schools' standing

Register says Metro’s No Child Left Behind status underscores law's potentially inherent flaws More

U.S. Education Secretary says TN schools should set bar high

Duncan, Haslam appear together at West End Middle in a morale-boosting panel discussion  More

Key federal education provisions could be dropped in Tennessee

In July, Haslam joined other state governors in calling for the Obama administration to waive certain requirements of No Child Left Behind  More

Can a teacher-led approach turn around a struggling school?

Jere Baxter Middle School to serve as a 'bottom up' model — with intriguing potential More

Metro schools fail to make adequate yearly progress; 55 schools called 'high priority'

Register supports Haslam's effort to get a waiver request from the federal government  More
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