Michelle Rhee talks charters, vouchers and getting ‘reprieve’ from school boards

Former D.C. school chancellor leads StudentsFirst, an education reform organization she founded 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

After Newtown, school board moves to fast-track security enhancements

On district’s to-do list are door locking systems, ensuring school employees wear IDs and clearly marking exits More

Council to weigh in on voucher program, charter authorizer

Council set to take up non-binding memorializing resolution on proposed state legislation 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

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

Task force lays out options for school voucher plans

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