School districts across Tennessee likely will have more charter school applications to consider this year – mostly from existing operators that want to expand.
Ashley Croft’s teaching resume reads something like this: Bachelor’s in education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. Master’s in educational leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education. Six years of teaching experience, including being recognized as a Distinguished Educator of the Year in 2013 by the Tennessee Education Association.
Tennessee’s largest teachers union filed a lawsuit against the governor and state education commissioner Thursday challenging the use of state assessment scores in certain teacher evaluations.
Metro Nashville Public Schools expects 18 charter schools to apply for authorization this year, doubling the district’s number from last year.
Like many parents, Ginger Spickler anguished when she had to make a decision in 2010 about where to send her child to kindergarten.