Vanderbilt Political Review

Nashville at 50

Ryan Higgins

April 7, 2013

On April 1, Metro Nashville’s consolidated city-county government turned fifty years old, marking a significant period of growth and expansion.  Originally, Nashville was an independent municipality located within the boundaries...

Nashville Schools: Defying State Orders and Leaving Students Behind

Ryan Higgins

September 20, 2012

Last week, the Metro Nashville Board of Education voted for the third time to deny Great Hearts Academies the right to open a charter school in the city.  Great Hearts had originally submitted their application late this spring...

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