Four-year schools have sweetened scholarship packages and financial aid to transferring students.
Articles by: Blake Farmer
Parents crammed into the library of Inglewood Elementary Wednesday night to make their case for keeping the underperforming school open.
Middle Tennessee State University is blaming a big enrollment drop-off on students’ ability to pay. While admission figures are only just now made final, president Sidney McPhee says the nearly five percent drop occurred just before the start of the semester.
Vanderbilt University is trying to rethink nearly every aspect of its medical school curriculum, and the American Medical Association likes where the school is headed.
“Charter schools will – with nearly 100 percent certainty – have a negative fiscal impact on Metro Schools.” That’s a direct quote from a study ordered by the board of education, confirming the views of several charter skeptics on panel.
Two Tennessee community college professors are prepping to spend most of the fall underwater in a lagoon off Key Largo, Florida. They’ll be submerged for 73-days straight in what amounts to an undersea apartment, setting a world record according to Guinness.
Tennessee Senator Bob Corker ultimately supported the Obama Administration’s short-term plan to arm Syrian rebels, even after berating Secretary of State John Kerry during a committee hearing this week.
Tennis great Andre Agassi has been building charter schools since his retirement, and he toured his first Nashville facility Tuesday. At a ribbon cutting ceremony, Agassi described his conversion from an education philanthropist to investor.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says US leaders need to take the deadly outbreak of Ebola as seriously as the militant group Islamic State.
Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has been passed over for a second term. Instead, the Supreme Court has named Governor Bill Haslam’s general counsel — Herb Slatery — as the state’s top attorney.
Nashville’s University School Has Avoided ‘Ancestor Worship’ But Focuses On History During 100th Year
University School of Nashville is turning 100 years old. And to mark its centennial, the private K-12 academy is trying to reconnect with its past as Peabody College’s demonstration school.
The prospect of free community college in Tennessee has increased competition with universities, who have ramped up recruiting preemptively. Governor Bill Haslam relayed several candid conversations with college presidents at an event in New York this week.
Tennessee Republicans are striking a relatively positive tone on President Obama’s plan to combat the militant group ISIS.
USDA inspectors disqualified a record number of walking horses at this year’s National Celebration in Shelbyville, according to a Celebration spokesman.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan just spent three days on a bus, trekking through Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, cheering on teachers and administrators even as they push back on federal involvement in K-12 education.
Tennessee’s congressional delegation is ready to hear President Barack Obama’s plan for combating militants in Syria and Iraq.
Metro Schools superintendent Jesse Register is proposing to create what he’s calling a special “choice zone” in East Nashville, which will also include closing one or more zoned schools. He floated the idea to the board of education Tuesday night.
A bidding war over the Family Dollar discount chain has officially turned hostile. After being twice rejected, Goodlettsville-based Dollar General is taking its offer directly to Family Dollar shareholders.
Nashville universities are highlighting their rising status on the US News and World Report’s annual rankings made public Tuesday morning.
Tennessee’s Attorney General defended himself before the state Supreme Court Monday as he vies for a second term.