I’m Not From Nashville But I Can Tell Their Black and Brown Kids Are Getting Cheated Out of Good Schools

This blog was originally published on Education Post website. Education Post is a national organization seeking to elevate the voices of the people who matter the most in the movement to improve schools: parents, kids and teachers. Earlier this month, Nashville Rise had the opportunity to sit down with Tanesha Peeples, Deputy Director of Outreach […]

Listen and Learn with Dr. Shawn Joseph

Upon arriving at Hunters Lane High School on Monday, you could feel the excitement around the night’s Listen and Learn session held by new Director of Schools, Dr. Shawn Joseph. As the high school band played, community members, parents and students entered the building and were directed to write their questions and concerns on a […]

Director of Schools Announcement

Tuesday night’s Metro Nashville School Board meeting was largely focused on the Director of Schools search. After an incredible musical performance by the Glencliff High School mariachi band and recognition of MNPS student achievements, Dr. Sharon Gentry called on Jim Huge, the director of the search firm tasked with recruiting candidates for Director of Schools, […]

“Self-Rising” Training III

On Saturday, April 23, Nashville Rise hosted another successful training session with parents. The Nashville Rise parents convened at Brick Church College Prep, a Lead Public School. The training began with information and engagement opportunities with the Achievement School District (ASD), then the conversation shifted to parent/teacher conferences led by Nashville Public Library, and finally […]