STILL WAITING While some reports said Trump would highlight school choice at a rally in Nashville, he gave only brief billing to the topic at the conclusion of his speech. Chalkbeat, The Tennessean

EXPLAINER To help put Trump’s Nashville visit in context, here are five things to know about school choice in Tennessee. Chalkbeat

PROTESTING TRUMP About 100 students at a Nashville charter school organize a walkout to protest the policies of Trump, less than two miles from the hall where the president was scheduled to speak later in the day. Chalkbeat

PAY RAISE The head of a local teachers’ union says the group is grateful the Shelby County Schools budget includes money for teacher raises but resists the idea that the money be distributed based on merit. The Commercial Appeal

Metro Nashville Public Schools is planning to make its substitutes the highest paid in Middle Tennessee. The Tennessean

MARCH CHILLS Frigid weather prompts some schools in the Chattanooga region to close or delay opening. Chattanooga Times Free Press

MAJOR GIFT A salesman and landowner from Cottontown, Tenn., left the majority of his estate to Sumner County Schools amounting to $8 million. WKRN-TV, The Tennessean 

DUAL ENROLLMENT A new dual enrollment program launches between Austin Peay State University and the Dickson County School System. Clarksville Online

EDITORIAL Another voice against vouchers for Shelby County. Memphis Flyer