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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Continuing the Mission: Five New Schools Focus on Replicating Success

The old adage that success breeds success is certainly true in the case of Tennessee’s public charter school movement. The newest set of applicants seeking approval from Metro Nashville Public Schools features a lineup of school organizations known locally as well as nationally for operating outstanding, high-quality charter schools. KIPP Academy Nashville middle school has […]

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