Emails show school administrators were warned about the driver of the bus months ago. The accident has claimed six lives.
Articles written by: Chas Sisk
State educators are slimming down what they’re teaching Tennessee schoolchildren about the Muslim world, following complaints the old lessons were too friendly toward Islam.
For students in Metro Nashville schools, this year’s curriculum goes beyond acing standardized tests. It also includes lessons in what educators call “social-emotional learning.”
Tennessee has finally kicked off the hunt for a new leader for its system of community colleges and technology centers, and Gov. Bill Haslam says the search starts with no preconceived notions of who it should be.
The firm brought in to run Tennessee’s student testing program is telling lawmakers that it won’t rush the transition to online exams.
A Nashville advocacy group is calling for an investigation into spending in Metro’s school board races, alleging Stand for Children, a pro-charter organization based in Oregon, has broken Tennessee election law.
School board races are driving voter turnout in much of Middle Tennessee. But among the most intense have been the races in Williamson County, where voters hope the results will bring some order to what’s been a fractious board.
A plan to create the Tennessee’s first school voucher program has been jettisoned. The proposal had been set for a final vote on February 11 in what was expected to be a close and heated debate. But its chief sponsor says the idea just didn’t have enough support.