MNPS’ new grading policy hits rift with teachers, parents

This year, MNPS teachers will bring into play new rubric that cuts out bottom half of grading scale   More

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

MNPS eliminates 'zero' grades, adjusts other scoring policies

District wants teachers to focus more on students understanding subject, do away with issuing penalties More

Quietly, MNPS and charters meeting to exchange ideas

Outcome of talks is yet to be seen, but group expects to share ideas for collaboration, synergy this fall   More

U.S. Sens. Alexander, Rand Paul planning field trip to KIPP Nashville

The two senators will sit down for a roundtable discussion with state Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and Randy Dowell, executive director of KIPP Nashville. More

Metro’s TCAP scores climb, still lag behind rest of state's

Students across state improve in math and science, struggle in reading, which declined in all grades More

MNPS plans parent phone poll on '14-'15 school year

“It’s been very interesting this year that we’ve had very little pushback during the year for the calendar,” Register told reporters after the meeting. More

School board reviews lengthy process for firing low-performing teachers

Members appeared more concerned with aspects out of their control, such as formula for grading certain teachers More

Nashville public schools chase prep title, with little to show for efforts

Since 2000, despite 7 championship appearances at 4A, 5A or 6A level, Metro schools have won title only twice More
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Metro Schools preparing to fire low-rated teachers

More than 60 expected to flunk their teacher evaluations 2 years running More
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