Great Hearts

Press release from the Tennessee House Democrat Caucus; September 25, 2012:  NASHVILLE – State Democratic leaders criticized Gov. Bill Haslam for taking $3.4 million in taxpayer money away from Metro Nashville schools over the school board’s refusal to approve Great Hearts Academies. Members of the Davidson County legislative delegation, along with District 20 state Senate […]


Statement from the Tennessee State Board of Education; August 15, 2012:  NASHVILLE, August 15 — The State Board of Education is disappointed by the recent action regarding the indefinite deferral of the approval of the Great Hearts Charter School application. Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) had an opportunity to quickly bring closure to the process by […]


Statement from the Tennessee Department of Education; August 15, 2012  In response to Tuesday night’s Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Board of Education meeting, Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman released the following statement: “The Metro Nashville Public Schools Board of Education is now operating in violation of state law. We will take appropriate action to ensure […]