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Do you know your School Board member?
The school board represents the public’s voice in public education, providing oversight for what public schools need and what the community wants. An effective school board plays an important role in keeping your local school on track and setting policies that affect your child and your school. To learn more about your elected official, visit the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Public Education’s page.
Are you a parent who wants to share your story with your local school board?
The Metropolitan Nashville Board of Education holds public meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. On the second Tuesday of each month, the Board hears public comments. Learn more about how to sign up to speak at a school board meeting.
Not sure how to register for school?
Registering for school should be quick and easy! Check out this full list of steps you should take to register your child for school. On this page, you may also research school options, options for English Learners and other useful resources.
Do you know what the ASD is and how it can improve a school?
The Achievement School District, also known as the ASD was created to catapult the bottom 5 percent of schools in Tennessee straight to the top 25 percent in the state. Visit the Achievement School District’s page to learn more about its work in Tennessee.
Looking for other ways to advocate for high-quality parental choice policies?
The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) is one of the nation’s leading organizations in the parental choice movement. Its mission is to increase access to high quality educational options for black children by actively supporting transformational education reform initiatives and parental choice policies that empower low-income and working-class black families. If you are passionate about improving the future’s of black children, visit BAEO’s website.
Interested in additional resources for students and families?
Tennessee enrolls approximately 950,000 students, and is divided into 142 districts with both significant urban and rural populations. Academically, students perform below the national average. The TN Department of Education is dedicated to improving student achievement and is committed to the belief that children from all backgrounds can succeed when given the opportunity they deserve. For student and family resources, visit the TN Department of Education’s website.
Ever wondered what educational resources are out there for Latino families?
The Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition is led by Conexión Américas. The coalition formed in the spring 2016 to harness the collective influence and voices of a diverse group of civil rights and education advocacy across the state. It strives to build a shared advocacy agenda that will address the chronic disparities in achievement and opportunities for students of color across the state. Visit Tennessee Educational Equity Coalition’s website to learn more.
Interested in MNPS organized trainings and workshops?
MNPS Parent University provides MNPS parents and caregivers training, resources, and access to skills and services to support their students. To view upcoming events and learn more, visit MNPS Parent University.
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