MNPS to cut central office staff, loosen reins on principals

Recommendations come from U.K.-based firm hired to improve 34 of district’s low-performing schools More

Governor: Voucher program ‘should work all across the state’

Haslam administration has not yet decided whether to propose their own voucher program 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

Task force lays out options for school voucher plans

Last fall Haslam charged 9-member panel with proposing ideal program for student vouchers More

Charter school association to hold enrollment fair Dec. 8

Event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at TSU’s Floyd Payne Campus Center   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

Haslam: State prepared for federal funding cuts, but they won't be painless

Next state budget could face up to $85 million in cuts from the U.S. government 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

State tries to convince rating agencies it can handle reduced federal funding

Officials say above-expected tax collections, increases in per capita income make state worthy of highest credit ratings More

The Education Issue: a look at the decisions facing Nashville parents

From vouchers to cost of college and choosing public or private, 'City Paper' reporters help cut through the data More
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