Great Hearts Academy http://wkyufm.org en Charter School Fight Costs Tennessee School District Millions in Funding http://wkyufm.org/post/charter-school-fight-costs-tennessee-school-district-millions-funding <p>Tennessee’s education leaders are following through with their threat of withholding millions of dollars in funding for one of the state’s largest school districts. At issue is how the Nashville school district handles applications for charter schools. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:04:24 +0000 Kevin Willis 20832 at http://wkyufm.org Tennessee Democrats Voice Opposition to Fine Against Nashville Schools http://wkyufm.org/post/tennessee-democrats-voice-opposition-fine-against-nashville-schools <p>House Democrats are voicing their opposition to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration's decision to withhold $3.4 million in state funding from Nashville because of a disputed charter school application. The lawmakers at a news conference outside the legislative office complex in Nashville on Tuesday afternoon argued that Haslam's decision was unfair to students at city schools. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:56:23 +0000 Associated Press 19787 at http://wkyufm.org