NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Tennessee teachers say the state has gone too far in using student test scores to assess their performance since winning the $500 million Race to the Top federal education grant competition in 2010.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — A coalition of media organizations has filed a lawsuit against the city of Nashville to force release of records in the investigation of charges that four former Vanderbilt football players raped an unconscious fellow student last summer.
Media organizations, including the Tennessean and The Associated Press, filed the suit after city officials refused to turn over the materials. The city says they are not open to the public.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bi-partisan support in the Senate is expected to overcome liberal as well as conservative criticism of a massive five-year farm bill that spends nearly $100 billion a year on food stamps and crop subsidies.
The chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Democrat Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, says she has no doubt senators will approve the measure.