LEAD Academy’s First Signing Day

This week, a Nashville school had its first signing day, but instead of a football player signing up for a new set of school colors, this event involved a former President and an entire class of college-bound seniors. At LEAD Academy, signing day celebrates academic excellence! The 44 graduating seniors from LEAD Academy had the […]

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TCSC Statement on Closure of Boys Prep

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2014 The following statement is issued today by the Tennessee Charter School Center in response to the announced closing of Nashville charter school Boys Prep: “The Tennessee Charter School Center supports the decision by Boys Prep to surrender its charter and close the school at the end of the year. […]

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TCAP Time in Tennessee

Whether wearing pajamas to school, dressing up as your favorite hero, or representing your favorite sports team, students celebrated TCAP preparation with Spirit Week across the state last week. These days of dressing up give an opportunity for students to not only let their personalities shine through, but they offer a chance to add joy […]

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STRIVE: A Foundation for College Success in McGavock

Guest blog post from STRIVE Collegiate Academy’s Founder, Lakendra Butler: In developing the foundation for STRIVE Collegiate Academy, a grades 5-8 middle school I’ve applied to open in the McGavock area of Nashville, a major source of the planning was drawn from my own personal educational experiences as a first generation college graduate. While I […]

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