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Kevin Huffman Was Wrong; Test Results Didn’t Get People Off His Back

Kevin Huffman Was Wrong; Test Results Didn’t Get People Off His Back

by / on March 10, 2014

Tennessee’s high-profile education commissioner has a new stump speech. Within it, he says he figured critics would quiet down after results of a national test showed Tennessee making bigger gains than any other state. They haven’t.

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Pictured is a TFA teacher working at a charter school in Pasadena, CA. In Tennessee, TFA corps members - as they're called - work in Nashville and Memphis. Two TFA'ers are in Cheatham County. Credit: Presidential Inaugural Committee via Flickr

Nashville Schools Recruiter Says She Can’t Do What Teach For America Can

by / on January 15, 2014

Roughly one in six new teachers in Nashville’s public schools come from the non-traditional training program Teach for America. And a contract approved by the Metro school board this week will maintain that hiring pace for at least another three years. 

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State Charter Authorizer Sponsor ‘Listening’ to Input

State Charter Authorizer Sponsor ‘Listening’ to Input

by / on February 19, 2013

A bill to create a state charter authorizer has been delayed. The sponsor now says he’s listening to critics, who say the legislation unfairly singles out Nashville and Memphis.

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With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

by / on August 3, 2012

Despite being vastly out-raised, Attorney Amy Frogge won the school board seat representing West Nashville. She more than doubled the vote count of her nearest competitor in the five person race.

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