Nashville high schoolers who graduated in 2020 were less likely than their predecessors to immediately enroll in college. The pandemic last fall shut down schools and created new barriers that derailed students from pursuing their post-high school plans.
Nashville teachers want the school board to state its opposition to anti-LGBT legislation and to provide more support to LGBT students.
Students who are at least 18 can take a three-week training program at Nashville State Community College and then be offered a job at a local hospital.
Four Nashville elementary and middle schools will be expanding their academic programs to better serve Black and Hispanic students. Metro Nashville Public Schools has received nearly $15 million in federal funding to invest over the next five years.
Nashville school leaders are submitting an ambitious budget request to Mayor John Cooper and the Metro Council as they prepare for the new school year.
Nashville high schoolers have been at the center of the statewide conversation about educating kids during the pandemic. There voices, however, have been overshadowed by concerned parents, educators and lawmakers.
Nashville education leaders are hoping to mass-test kids for COVID-19 now that Metro Schools has reopened for in-person learning.
Nashville may have more kids in summer school than ever — and the plan is that everyone will be invited. Metro Schools will offer in-person learning throughout the month of June, according to an announcement on Thursday.
Nashville educators began receiving their first doses of the long-awaited COVID vaccine over the weekend. They were administered by health care workers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. About 1,000 Metro Nashville Public Schools employees had appointments.
Nashville students who are transitioning to in-person learning will spend a few extra days outside of the classroom due to “continued hazardous road conditions.” Metro Nashville Public Schools will be closed for another snow day on Thursday, then temporarily shift to all-virtual learning on Friday.