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Stratford High School, one of twelve schools on MNPS Director Jesse Register's list of potential closures. (credit: MNPS)

Metro School Board Doesn’t Plan to Close Schools, But Hasn’t Ruled It Out, Either

March 18, 2014 at 8:29 am

The Metro School Board does not have plans to close any schools right now, but that doesn’t mean the idea won’t come up later. The board is facing a $15 million shortfall, based on a budget proposed by Schools Director Jesse Register

Haslam Backs Off Threats to Withhold State Money from MNPS

Haslam Backs Off Threats to Withhold State Money from MNPS

August 16, 2012 at 10:42 am

Governor Bill Haslam is walking back the suggestion Metro Schools could lose state money for not approving a controversial new charter school. This week’s board vote is being followed at the highest levels of state government.

Great Hearts Appeal Makes Concessions

June 20, 2012 at 5:50 pm

A new charter school application from a group turned down by the Metro School board now includes a transportation plan and a proposed location.

Charter School Can’t Keep Fourth Graders

September 9, 2009 at 6:35 am

One of Nashville’s brand new charter schools started the year with 30 fourth graders, now they’ll have none. Global Academy’s leaders got the news after last night’s school board meeting.

Simmons Named to Metro School Board

July 22, 2009 at 7:28 am

Nashville’s newest school board member won her seat with overwhelming support from the Metro Council at Tuesday night’s meeting.