Ford, White House Officials, and International Educators to visit Academies of Nashville next week

Just two months after the President’s historic visit to Metro Schools, with his endorsement of the Academies of Nashville still ringing in Nashville’s ears, White House officials are making a return trip. Roberto Rodriguez, one of President Obama’s top education advisors, is coming to Nashville Tuesday, April 1, joining hundreds of educators from across the country […]

Message From A Parent Ambassador

The parent ambassador program encourages schools and academies to partner with parents to communicate the direction, evaluation, and purpose of the Academies of Nashville as well as provide a forum for parents to have a voice in education. Parent Ambassadors will become school advocates to promote community support, increase parent participation, and communicate the message […]

Ten Student Led Companies Compete for Top Honors

From Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee: High school students from area schools gathered on Thursday, March 13th at the Junior Achievement (JA) Teen Business Showcase at Belmont University to showcase the learning they achieved through the JA Company Program. Fourteen student-led companies were founded, conceptualized, operated, and liquidated this school year. Beginning last September, all […]

STEM Freshmen Learn their Lesson at Old Hickory Dam

By Lee Roberts, Army Corp of Engineers, Nashville District Public Affairs   More than 20 ninth graders from Stratford STEM Magnet High School received educational lessons about water management on the Cumberland River and its tributaries, ecosystems for big rivers and small streams, hydropower operations, navigation and water safety on a field trip today at Old […]