Metro Nashville Public Schools has dropped one plan to integrate three of its most racially isolated schools. That’s because a federal grant that could’ve paid for the program has been axed.
A Tennessee immigrant rights group is breaking ground on a new headquarters this weekend, and its location — in Antioch — says a lot about where Nashville’s new immigrants are living.
Mayor John Cooper announced a new round of grants for affordable housing projects on Tuesday through the Barnes Housing Trust, which helps Nashville nonprofits build low-cost apartments in the city. But citing budget shortfalls, the Mayor’s office is awarding just half of what it’s been in previous years.
Highly anticipated plans to redevelop a vacant Antioch mall have fallen through. According to a statement from the developer, the property had a number of previously undisclosed issues that ultimately soured the deal.
New Metro Schools data show that, while student enrollment across the district is going down, schools in some areas of the county are overflowing. And where those schools are says a lot about the city’s growth.