School board considers criteria for new charter school applicants

District is coming off denial of Great Hearts Academies’ application last summer over diversity concerns More

Dean urges MNPS to reallocate $5.5M from capital funds to security improvements

In letter to Register, mayor assures district he'll replace funds in capital spending plan for next year More

Q&A: Williamson Co. mayor talks budgets, schools and why they’re envy of state

County’s mix of growth, good schools, low taxes has lured companies like Tractor Supply Co. and Nissan   More

MNPS looks at reopening Waverly Belmont near 12South

District's $159M capital improvement plan is expected to make room for additional 3,000 students 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

Community colleges push Structured Learning Communities as way to finish quickly

TBR continues to promote implementation of tight-knit programs with predetermined, strict schedules   More

Chamber report: Metro school reforms head in right direction but progress crawls forward

MNPS needs to focus on bringing better charter schools into district, report says More

Chamber report: Metro school reforms head in right direction but progress crawls forward

MNPS needs to focus on bringing better charter schools into district, report says 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 misses out on federal Race to the Top district awards

U.S. Department of Education announces top 16 winning districts to receive grants for education innovation More
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