metropolitan nashville public schools Archives
Mar. 14, 2016—The Center for Latin American Studies and the Peabody College Department of Teaching and Learning will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to Nashville March 29-30. Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique’s Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.
Aug. 27, 2015—Skipping along crushed stone pathways flanked by lush green vegetation, students at John B. Whitsitt Elementary School were eager to show a bevy of guests their new classroom: an 11,000-square-foot garden.
Oct. 28, 2013—Eleven international educators from around the world—from Myanmar to Swaziland—are spending a year in Nashville to learn about educational policy and administration.
May. 23, 2013—Nashville’s mayor wants to launch a number of college prep charter schools over the next few years, and the city is turning to students in the Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute for creative ideas on how to innovate within these schools to maximize preparation for college and the world beyond.
Feb. 4, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and The League of Women Voters of Nashville will host a panel discussion on school vouchers, featuring industry experts on the subject on Feb. 7.
Nov. 14, 2012—Sweet sounds can be heard in area public schools, thanks to Music Makes Us: The Nashville Music Education Project, an exciting program announced last year by Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. This fall, Music Makes Us—a partnership among the mayor’s office, the Music City Music Council and the Nashville Public Education Foundation—officially put into action its...
Nov. 8, 2012—Four seniors in the School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) have been recognized as semifinalists in the national Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
Aug. 8, 2012—Public education is fundamental to the aims of promoting democracy, social efficiency, and social mobility, writes Claire Smrekar, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations at Peabody.
Jan. 3, 2012—The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt is now accepting applications for the Class of 2016. The SSMV is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The SSMV offers high school students a four-year interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities, where internationally...