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.
Teacher opinion of Common Core education standards has declined since this time last year.
The TV show Nashville has gotten praise for tackling the Southern accent — or at least, not always completely butchering it. And as many movies and TV shows have shown over the years, this isn’t an easy task.
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.
Lyft and Uber have maintained that they’re a logistical business, not a taxi business, putting them above local taxi rules. But city officials differ.
The Nashville Sounds sealed the deal today, becoming the farm team for the Oakland A’s.
A nearly 200-year old cemetery and the outbuildings of an antebellum home are on this year’s list of the most endangered historic properties in Nashville. But as the so-called Nashville Nine were announced today, much of the focus was on the place that also played host to the event: the old RCA Studio A.
“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.
Co-owner Jerry Feinstone said bars in 12South, the Gulch and 8th Avenue have gobbled up many of his customers.
For more than two hours, veterans talked about unexpected appointment cancellations, lost paperwork and long wait times at the Nashville VA hospital. The regional healthcare director said they’re hiring more staff, but it will take time to recruit.
Voters in Lebanon are again considering whether to raise the sales tax to the state maximum. The referendum is the only item on Tuesday’s ballot.
Tennessee State University has cut the ribbon on a handful of new agricultural buildings. The lab facilities, greenhouses and classrooms were built in part with an $8 million grant from the USDA. And they’re part of an overall push to expand on one of the school’s original missions.
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.
Because Middle Tennessee didn’t get caught up in the housing bubble as bad as other places, the crash wasn’t as dramatic, which effects home prices today.
A new report by housing research group RealtyTrac ranked Nashville in the top 10 cities for growth among those in their twenties and early thirties — an age group that will be spending more and more money as they get older.
More than 30 parallel parking spaces on busy streets downtown were converted into little public parks. The idea is to get citizens visualizing new possibilities in our public spaces.
Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan of the Milk Carton Kids have been compared to Simon and Garfunkle with their lush harmonies and fingerstyle guitar creations, but it was their witty banter that won over the audience at the Ryman Auditorium this week.
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.
Anti-Common Core protesters rallied outside of Governor Bill Haslam’s invitation-only summit on education Thursday. Inside, the governor attempted to quiet critics of the education standards and other recent reforms.
Councilmember Burkley Allen says the city is losing out on a significant amount of tax revenue.