Metro students show continued growth in nearly every subject

Official release from MNPS Communications Office: Achievement gaps, overall growth all better than state averages Building on strong momentum, Metro students continued to grow academically in 2013-14, placing the district in the “Achieve” category for overall growth in student achievement. Elementary school test scores were up in every subject, with students growing at an even […]

The “Art” of Education

Strong relationships with local academy partners is the key to building effective business engagement in our high schools. The Academies of Nashville provide students with meaningful, hands-on learning in context through unique partnerships with local businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The Teacher Team Externship Program gives teachers an opportunity to have a real-world professional experience at a host organization to develop a project-based […]

Academies Showcased at National Governor’s Association Meeting

This past week, Governor’s from across the country joined together at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville for the National Governor’s Association’s (NGA) 106th Summer Meeting. While there were a number of highlights from the annual meeting including a session with Vice President Joe Biden and private concerts from some of country music’s greatest, Nashville […]

Student Summer Plans: Taking College Classes and Building Bridges

A student at Stratford STEM Magnet High School in the Academy of Science and Engineering  had the opportunity to attend the National Summer Transportation Institute at Tennessee State University.   This summer, I attended a pre-college program known as the National Summer Transportation Institute, or NSTI, at Tennessee State University. The program focused on the […]

CSI: Stratford STEM Magnet High School

Strong relationships with local academy partners is the key to building effective business engagement in our high schools. The Academies of Nashville provide students with meaningful, hands-on learning in context through unique partnerships with local businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. The Teacher Team Externship Program gives teachers an opportunity to have a real-world professional experience at a host organization to develop a project-based […]