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Tennessee Votes 2018
July 12, 2018
Early voting begins Friday in Tennessee. Here’s where your candidates stand on education.
Chalkbeat asked candidates in four critical races about their positions on public education.
Tennessee Votes 2018
July 9, 2018
Here’s where Tennessee’s Democratic candidates for governor stand on education
Chalkbeat asked the candidates about their own educational experiences, how they'd address TNReady testing challenges, pre-K expansion, and more.
January 24, 2018
Six things we heard during Tennessee’s first gubernatorial forum on education
Tennessee voters got their first good look at most candidates for governor during an education forum televised statewide.
January 22, 2018
Tennesseans are about to get their first good look at candidates for governor on education
Voters will get to hear from all but one of the major candidates Tuesday evening during the first gubernatorial forum televised statewide.
August 23, 2017
Unified against Trump, the country’s would-be Democratic governors are divided on education
Coming to a Democratic primary near you: a clash over education issues.
July 27, 2016
Two Nashville teacher residencies selected to partner with national center
New teacher residencies through Project Renaissance and Belmont University receive support from the National Center for Teacher Residencies.
May 10, 2016
New Nashville parent advocacy group says its only agenda is high-quality schools
Nashville Rise emerges from Nashville’s complex, and often divisive, educational landscape as an offshoot of former Mayor Karl Dean's Project Renaissance.
November 13, 2015
To figure out how to fix Nashville’s schools, former mayor’s group starts by visiting strong ones
Project Renaissance, founded by former Mayor Karl Dean, kicked off a series of school tours by visiting one district-run school and one charter school this week.
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.
July 6, 2015
Next Nashville mayor will help shape city’s schools
In August, Nashville will elect a new mayor to succeed Karl Dean and is expected to continue a legacy of impacting education in Tennessee's second-largest city.
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