TSU receives $4.8M grant through U.S. Department of Education HBCU program

Grant is part of $228M being distributed to historically black colleges and universities across the country More

Vanderbilt partners with online consortium to offer free, non-credit courses

Sixteen other universities, including Johns Hopkins, Duke, Princeton and Rice, also participate in Coursera online platform   More

Haslam: State takes no pleasure in keeping funds from Metro over Great Hearts

Great Hearts dispute has turned partisan inside General Assembly, with Republicans defending move to withhold funds More

ACT scores for Tennessee grads improve slightly, still at bottom

Of all Tennessee 2012 graduates, only 16 percent met all four ACT college readiness benchmarks   More

UPDATED: State board overturns Metro, authorizes Great Hearts' charter plan

Board’s action redirects Great Hearts’ proposal back to Metro, ordering the local body to authorize charter 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

Metro still eyeing rehab of Highland Heights school building

Project could eventually exceed $10 million, official says  More

Senate votes to strip collective bargaining rights from teachers

Bill will go back to House, where Harwell says it's likely to pass in current version More

Metro to open six new magnet schools

$12M federal grant to propel three-year initiative   More
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