Almost all of us can remember that guy who stayed in school because he wanted to play a sport. Playing first base or hitting that clutch jump shot was enough incentive to keep his grades where they needed to be. He wanted to be in the game, so it became important to him to be in school, doing the work, every day.
The creation of the Academies of Nashville — smaller learning communities within each of Metro's zoned high schools with a career or thematic focus — has the potential to do the same thing for our students. Students will ...Read More