Nashville Approves Five New Charter Schools

Five new charter schools received the green light from the Metro school board Tuesday, overcoming cost concerns of some members and continuing Nashville’s steady growth of a model that has been the source of contentious debate here.

Nashville Recommends Five New Charter Schools

Five out of eight applications for new charter schools in Nashville earned a recommendation for approval by Metro Nashville Public Schools — including a proposal from the nation’s largest charter network to take over a struggling elementary school.