April & May SJC Update

By Dylan Ross, Social Justice Committee Chair The past month has been very busy, productive, and exciting for SOCM’s Social Justice Committee (SJC). On April 30, as the result of work by the SJC and coalition partners, the Nashville Metropolitan Board of Education passed a resolution to adopt and implement the…

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Groups Collaborate in Support of Nashville Charter School Accountability Standards

By Cathie Bird SOCM is joining with the Metro Nashville Education Association (MNEA), Tennessee Education Report, Tennesseans Reclaiming Education Excellence (TREE), and other community allies to support the schools Nashville students deserve! Charter schools (privately operated, but publicly funded K-12 schools) are currently not held to the same standards as traditional public schools. This…

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