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 heavily scrutinized contract for Meharry Medical College to provide COVID consulting in Metro Schools will be a little less expensive than first thought.
Metro Nashville Public Schools officials are standing by the head of the district’s security department in response to recent allegations that he embellished parts of his resume.
It’s been a strange year for Nashville high school seniors who’ve been juggling classes and navigating the uncertainty of the pandemic.
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.