As an extraordinary year draws to a close, area public school teachers are breathing a small — if temporary — sigh of relief. They praise students and colleagues for rising so quickly to the challenges brought on by the pandemic, but they also worry about the uncertainties that lie ahead.
High school and college graduates today are facing a world of uncertainty. After being uprooted from their friends, teachers and daily routines because the coronavirus, they’re entering “the real world” at a daunting time.
Gov. Bill Lee’s administration is asking the state Supreme Court to take over a suit over school vouchers before the clock runs out on the program for next year.
Students in Metro Nashville Public Schools will have an opportunity to continue their distance learning experiences through the summer.
As Congress continues to craft a new coronavirus relief bill, a Tennessee senator says liability protections for universities must be included.
The Class of 2020 didn’t get the closure they were expecting. They had to leave the rhythm of high school or college abruptly, and join a world full of uncertainty.
The Metro Nashville school board approved a controversial plan that will close four schools at a special called board meeting on Tuesday.
The Tennessee Court of Appeals decided Tuesday that the state’s school voucher program cannot be implemented until the state’s appeal is resolved.
Underfunding and underperformance are two of the biggest issues facing the Metro Nashville school district. In 2012, the district had just six priority schools — schools in the bottom 5% in the state for one or more of the areas measured. As of this year, the district has more than 20.
School voucher advocates are pushing for the implementation of the Tennessee program while an appeals court decides on its future. The emergency motion filed Thursday by two libertarian groups on behalf of four parents acknowledges the state’s tight rollout deadline.