School Board

Press release from  the Tennessee Senate Democratic Caucus; Sept. 19, 2012:  NASHVILLE – Senate Democrats on Wednesday condemned the state sanctions doled out against Metro Nashville Public Schools over its denial of a single charter school’s application. Gov. Bill Haslam, along with Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman, announced Tuesday their decision to withhold $3.4 million […]


Charter school advocates say they would like to bypass local school board authority when setting up new charters, but Gov. Bill Haslam said he’s comfortable with the recently passed reforms and wants to see how that works before doing anything else.