There was quinoa, there were chia seeds — and now, researchers at Tennessee State University are growing what they hope will be the next big superfood, if enough Americans can get excited about eating it.
The incumbents on the Metro school board all kept their seats on election night, despite heavy out-of-state spending from charter school advocates for most of their opponents. Some voters saw the races as a referendum on the privately-run schools.
While Fisk University was fighting a drawn-out legal battle over the fate of a high-profile art collection, it quietly sold two other paintings in the school's archives. That twist in the story was first reported Tuesday in the New York Times.
A search committee of high-ranking professors and staff at the University of Tennessee Knoxville met for the first time yesterday to discuss what they're looking for in a new leader, the next step in replacing outgoing Chancellor Jimmy Cheek.
As newly-hired Metro Schools superintendent Shawn Joseph relocates his family from Prince George's County, Maryland, he faces a familiar struggle — where to send the kids. He's the first director of schools in more than a decade to bring school-age children — Ava and Isaiah.
The Tennessee Department of Education has signed a contract with a new testing company following the failed switch to online assessments this year. But education leaders are hesitant to give computer-based testing another go right away.