To many Tennessee educators, the long-awaited test scores unfortunately confirmed their suspicions: every grade level and subject area saw a drop in performance compared to scores before the pandemic.
Tennessee schools are getting even more pandemic relief money — and families have a chance to guide how it’s spent.
Anamaria Castañeda doesn’t want her son to go through what she did as a kid. Growing up in Hickman County as a first-generation U.S. citizen, Castañeda found it difficult to foster both her English and native language, Spanish. She also struggled to feel a sense of belonging because she was often the only Hispanic student […]
Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine has been silent since he was admitted to the hospital for COVID-19. Meanwhile, his social media has been exploding with debate between his supporters and critics since, throughout the last year, the Supertalk 99.7 WTN host has been a staunch and vocal skeptic of the COVID vaccine.
Nashville is launching its first department focused solely on transportation. The agency will be responsible for a variety of road-related issues — such as improving the bus service, reducing traffic congestion and creating more sidewalks, bikeways and greenways.
The Metro Nashville Historic Zoning Commission was slated to decide on the demolition permit on Wednesday but postponed the vote to give stakeholders more time to research the damaged buildings on Second Avenue.
Aventura Community School wants to open a K-8 school in Southeast Nashville beginning in the fall of 2022. Its application had initially been denied.
Districts — including Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, Wilson County Schools and, most recently, Metro Nashville Public Schools — have announced that face coverings will be optional for students and staff heading into the new school year.
A majority of residents who live near the Nashville Fairgrounds say they do not support upgrading the racetrack. That was one of the findings shared by the group Stand Up Nashville, who asked over 500 nearby community members what they think about the city attempting to bring top-level racing to the area.
North Nashville’s historic Hadley Park is one step closer to being renamed. The Metro Board of Parks and Recreation voted for the site to be called Hadley-Lillard Park to include the deceased civil rights activist Kwame Lillard.