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October 10, 2017
Meet first Tennesseans in a new education leadership program for people of color
Organizers say the newest leadership development program is needed to better reflect the communities served by public schools, and convene diverse experienced leaders.
August 10, 2017
Nashville’s grieving mayor visits schools on first day back to work
Megan Barry handed out backpacks and hugged children on the first day of school this week after losing her only child to a drug overdose.
May 3, 2016
Shelby County Schools innovation chief is finalist for Nashville school director
Brad Leon is the only Tennessean among six finalists for the top job at Metro Nashville Public Schools.
January 13, 2016
U.S. HUD chief talks technology with Nashville students in public housing
The U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development talks with Nashville students about a plan to provide free Internet service to families in housing projects.
December 3, 2015
Nashville mayor names Laura Ashley Moore as education liaison
Mayor Megan Barry, who has pledged to make public education a top priority, appoints a local chamber official as her point person on education.
November 16, 2015
Nashville’s mayor, school board reset the dial to find a new director
Nashville's rocky search for a new school chief prompts the city's leaders to reset the quest to include a 17-member community task force.
September 1, 2015
Nashville mayoral hopefuls offer their visions for the city’s schools
Facing a runoff election on Sept. 10, candidates Megan Barry and David Fox Runoff sound off on charters, school desegregation, state funding and more.
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