Cursive handwriting is making a comeback in Tennessee, with performance benchmarks in the works to guide the teaching of the fading art to students.
A revamped teacher licensing proposal still lacks support from Tennessee’s teachers’ union, the group that led the opposition of the policy it would replace.
More than 600 new students who enrolled in the Tennessee Virtual Academy for the upcoming school year may have to find a new school if Union County Schools is granted a waiver from the state allowing it to unenroll them.
The head of Hamilton County Schools and the county’s Juvenile Court judge are putting their heads together over how to stop years of finger-pointing and miscommunication and fix problems with how truant students are handled.
Numbers tell a story in Nashville that’s in urban school districts across nation — a pattern of vastly more suspensions and expulsions among students of color, particularly black boys, than among their peers.
A group of conservative scholars and a charter school principal pushed for vouchers and urged Tennesseans to be wary of the Common Core standards during a forum Tuesday.
Metro Nashville Public grade and middle schools are starting a new initiative this year to identify students that are struggling to keep up with math, reading and writing.
A group led by one of the conservative Koch brothers, increasingly scorned by liberals nationally as they extend their influence, is hosting an education forum in Nashville next week focused on school choice and opportunities for parents.
Three schools that the Shelby County Schools board voted to close may get new lives after proposed agreements with a number of charter schools.
Before the Achievement School District, before Tennessee allowed charter schools, before Memphis became “Teacher Town,” there were the Catholic Diocese of Memphis’ Jubilee Schools.