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It could still be more than half a year before MTSU takes down the name of a controversial Confederate general on its ROTC Building. As of Friday, the school has approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents to change the name of Forrest Hall, but one state agency has to sign off before it's final.

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The head of the University of Tennessee system has appointed an adviser to focus on increasing diversity across UT campuses.

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Ezell-Harding Christian School has announced a $4 million campus makeover and a recommitment to Antioch. The area has missed out on some of the economic boom in other parts of Davidson County. It’s also gone through a dramatic demographic shift since the school opened in 1973.

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School board hopefuls were asked multiple questions about the extent of their support for privately-run charters at Thursday night's forum hosted by Project Renaissance.

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A school board candidate forum planned for Thursday night has become another flashpoint over Nashville’s charter schools. Three sitting board members have refused to participate, questioning the organizer’s motives.

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Tennessee universities have been sending out emails to thousands of students with a somewhat incredible subject line: "You may have earned an associate degree already."

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Nashville schools are offering free lunches this summer to anyone under age 18 — no matter their income — in an expansion of the annual summer feeding program.

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Tennessee is launching an intensive college counseling program in 30 public high schools this fall. But officials haven't yet said which schools will get the extra help.

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Several public universities in Tennessee are lowering their out-of-state tuition by almost 50 percent for a certain set of students — those who are from places up to 250 miles away.

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee filed a complaint today regarding Sumner County Schools’ policy towards transgender students.

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