It starts first thing in the morning, when the principal of Warner Arts Magnet Elementary School, Ricki Gibbs, comes over the loudspeaker.
Some Tennessee lawmakers say they are concerned about employee turnover at the state’s Department of Education, wondering if it could have a long-term impact on the state agency.
An ambitious, years-long study conducted by Vanderbilt University is tracking public school children across Nashville, asking them about life in their neighborhoods. The first year revealed that many do not feel their neighbors trust, or support one another.
The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce released its annual Education Report Card on Tuesday. It calls on city officials, the school board and the community to work toward more equity, more diversity and more funding for public education.
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.