State ranks MNPS in top third of school districts

Just as last year, Metro scores 'intermediate' in meeting specific state-set objectives in 2012-13 school year   More

Rocketship charter to seek Metro's blessing for at least 1st of 8 state-approved schools

California-based Rocketship Education announced it has state approval to open 8 charters in 5 years in Metro 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

Head of Williamson Co. schools sets sights high in a penny-pinching environment

Mike Looney sees implementation of foreign language and closing achievement gaps as two areas that need improvement 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

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

As threatened, TN Department of Education withholds $3.4M from Metro schools

MNPS questions the precedent for such punishment and wonders how the amount was determined More

'Parent-trigger' story can happen in Nashville, promoter says at film screening

Nashville is one of 17 cities across the country to get sneak-peek screening of new charter school film   More

State recognizes 14 Metro schools with 'reward' label

Earlier this month, the state announced six struggling Metro schools, deeming them 'priority schools'   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
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