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Metro challenges state formula for schools funding
The Metro Nashville school district has taken aim at the state's level of education funding, arguing that Davidson County has been shorted millions of dollars and setting the stage for what could be a broad-based assault on state funding levels by districts all over the state.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Gail Kerr: Metro Schools should embrace universal pre-K
There is some good news for parents of the 1,000 Nashville 4-year-olds whose names are on a waiting list to get into Metro Public Schools' prekindergarten classes.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Amazon starts collecting Tennessee sale tax Jan. 1 [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 08--NASHVILLE -- Christmas will come a little late for Tennessee tax collectors in 2013, but come it will beginning Jan. 1 with officials expecting a multimillion-dollar revenue boost as online retailing giant Amazon.com starts collecting state sales taxes on items it sells.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Capitol View Commentary: Friday, December 6, 2013
A NEW MAYORAL NAME FOR 2015; ONE CANDIDATE OUT/ ANOTHER LOOKING FOR A REMATCH; NEW DELL DONE DEAL; TWIN TOWERS; MORE ACA FALLOUT; PASTOR IN CHIEF ON INSIDE POLITICS; IN MUCH BETTER VOICE Former deputy governor and Nashville health care executive Stuart Brunson is the newest name on the rumor circuit as a potential Nashville mayoral candidate in ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Extra Credit: Tennessee's Student Achievement Gains - And Teacher Stresses
Tennessee's student achievement gains on this year's National Assessment of Educational Progress are so remarkable as to almost be amazing.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Raw Story
Nashville bar owner shoots country singer after argument over smoking
A Nashville bar owner claimed self defense over the weekend after fatally shooting country music singer Jerald Wayne Mills, 44, in connection with an argument over smoking.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Tennessee Should Take Medicaid Expansion Off The Table
Tennessee is one of the few remaining states where a decision to expand Medicaid still hangs in the balance.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Jackson Sun
Conder column: Despite Sun editorial, the disclosure sky not falling
For Chicken Little it was an acorn; for The Jackson Sun's editorial board it is the decision in Davidson v.
Medicaid expansion would push TN to financial brink
When discussing Medicaid expansion, our liberal friends tend to focus on the emotional side of the argument while completely ignoring the long-term fiscal ramifications that expansion would inevitably bring to Tennessee.
Reformers, politicians quick to tie TN test gains to new policies
At the high point of the choreographed celebration, Gov. Bill Haslam turned to a video that let kids count down to the big winner.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The War on Teachers 2: Teachers Revolt
Two and a half years ago Metro Pulse ran a story, " The War on Teachers: How did Tennessee's educators become the new public enemy? ," which looked at legislation designed to reshape the teaching profession in Tennessee.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Ghosts of Un-Hillarys Past
Jason Linkins takes one last swing at TNR's "Elizabeth Warren 2016?" cover by reminding us of the time TNR profiled Russ Feingold as the Un-Hillary to Watch.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Memphis Commercial Appeal
TennCare, K-12 education will crowd out other state budget increases, Tennessee governor says
Gov. Bill Haslam began the months-long process of preparing his fourth state budget Tuesday, and said this one may be the toughest yet because revenues are declining and costs are rising.