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School Superintendent Floats Extreme Measures For Charter-Heavy East Nashville

School Superintendent Floats Extreme Measures For Charter-Heavy East Nashville

September 10, 2014 at 8:15 am

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.

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

March 10, 2014 at 4:23 am

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.

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

January 15, 2014 at 3:04 pm

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. 

State Charter Authorizer Sponsor ‘Listening’ to Input

State Charter Authorizer Sponsor ‘Listening’ to Input

February 19, 2013 at 5:21 pm

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.

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

August 3, 2012 at 5:00 am

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.