Virtual learning has made it challenging for schools to connect with students about their academic and emotional needs during the pandemic.
Metro Nashville Public Schools is leaving one of its newest charters, KIPP Antioch High School, in the hands of the State Board of Education.
The latest battle between Metro Schools and the State Board of Education has ended in a third KIPP Nashville school and fifth charter overall being authorized against the district’s wishes. Some local board members say this will hurt the district more than ever given the pandemic, but KIPP families in Southeast Nashville say the school […]
Metro charter schools have been advocating for distance learning when the school year starts. That’s as Metro Nashville Public Schools decides what to do for the district. One of those charter schools, KIPP Nashville, says that it will resume classes next month, but they’re keeping students out of buildings until at least Labor Day.
It’s tough helping students enroll in college and getting them to stay there — even under normal circumstances. Add a pandemic to the mix on top of decades of education inequality, and expanding higher education access has become that much harder for student advocates.
Listen / Many schools aspire for racial diversity. But that’s not quite the aim of the newest charter school in North Nashville. KIPP Nashville College Prep Elementary says it is embracing what is a reality for most schools in the area: that students are primarily African-American, and instead of swimming against the current, it’s trying […]