Fiscally & Operationally Sustainable Growth In November, the Metro Nashville Board of Public Education passed RS2013-4 “establishing priorities for deploying charter schools” during 2014 Strategic priorities include: 1.Conversion of existing low-performing schools 2.New charters in exceedingly overcrowded cluster tiers FACT: The Glencliff and Overton elementary tiers are on track to hit 121% and 125% capacity, respectively, during the fall 2017-18 school year.
Common-Sense Approach MNPS charter review process utilizes three “lenses” 1.Quality. Applications must meet NACSA quality standards. 2.Strategic priorities. Applications should address the school district’s stated needs. 3.Fiscal impact. Pursuant to TCA 49-13-108(b), applications should not be "contrary to the best interests of the pupils, school district or community.”