The Fisk University marching band is somewhat of a little-known secret. But despite a pandemic, it’s being revived.
Metro Nashville Public Schools is shifting about 17,300 elementary and exceptional education students back to virtual learning after the Thanksgiving holiday break.
It’s already challenging enough getting students ready for college during a traditional school year. But now, statewide socially distanced learning, and all virtual school for seniors in Nashville, is making the process much more difficult.
Tennessee schools are starting to shift back to virtual learning after months of mostly managing small outbreaks of the coronavirus. The state was one of the first to reopen schools, but is now taking the lead in COVID-19 infections.
The Metro Nashville Arts Commission is bringing more public art work to the city’s green spaces at the newly established Kossie Gardner Sr. Park on 16th Avenue and Jefferson Street.
Tennessee’s community colleges were expecting an increase in enrollment as people struggled to find work this fall. So it came as a surprise when high education leaders saw a 11.5% decrease in students compared to last year.
About 526 Murfreesboro voters were met with short lines as they cast their ballots on Election Day from the morning until the early afternoon. Some voters say they were in out of the polling location at Central Magnet School in less than 10 minutes. At times, there even seemed to be more poll workers than […]
President Trump attracted a handful of Murfreesboro voters who sat out during the 2016 presidential election. One voter, Anthony Wells, told WPLN News that he decided to cast a ballot because he wanted to make sure that he came out against Biden.
The question of how badly kids are falling behind during the pandemic has been a lingering question for parents with students in Nashville schools. But given the district’s almost all virtual back to school plan, and technical problems during testing, learning loss hasn’t been easy to measure.
Historically Black colleges haven’t been the most popular higher education option over the past decade: Since 2010, HBCUs have seen an 11% decrease in students nationwide. But this year, some say they’re seeing a boost in interest.