On January 1, the World Health Organization will be reinstated as the lead element in training health care workers in how to handle Ebola patients, taking over from a team led by Fort Campbell troops.
Tennessee doctors are burying the hatchet with physician assistants – who can do much of what a doctor can with less than half the training.
You see it all the time around Nashville. The official Nashville seal appears on flags, government buildings and official documents. An unnamed American Indian stands with a human skull in his hand. WPLN's Blake Farmer asks what the symbol means.
The agency charged with turning around Tennessee’s lowest performing schools has to find new funding. The Achievement School District was born in 2010 out of the Race to the Top program. All of that prize money will be gone next year.
Metro Schools officials hope to both attract middle class families and help low-income families that tend to move more often by reworking feeder patterns.
The businessman who previously volunteered to spearhead a push to get more Tennesseans finishing college has now been named commissioner of the Economic and Community Development Department.
Governor Bill Haslam named a new education commissioner Wednesday, and she’s one of the biggest supporters of Common Core education standards in the state.
Employees and owners of the compounding pharmacy at the center of a fungal meningitis outbreak have been indicted on charges ranging from fraud to 2nd degree murder. Many of the charges stem from cases in Tennessee.
The United Auto Workers’ recent recognition at VW in Tennessee – though short of collective bargaining – may make future unionizing more difficult in the region. That’s the opinion of UAW president Dennis Williams, who briefed reporters Monday.
Metro Police shot and killed a 16-year-old robbery suspect in Nashboro Village overnight.
Tennessee’s two Republican senators came down on opposing sides of the $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed over the weekend.
The Achievement School District, which is charged with turning around low-performers, made the announcement Friday afternoon.
Nashville’s Obamacare Navigators – who help people sign up for insurance plans on the federal Marketplace – are expecting a rush over the weekend. Monday is the last day to apply for coverage and have it kick in by January 1st.
Congresswoman Diane Black was the Nashville area’s only representative to vote for the $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed the House Thursday night.
Metro Schools will get $33 million from the federal government over the next four years to expand pre-kindergarten - an amount that comes close to how much the district got from the much-heralded Race to the Top program.
The decision to hand over East Nashville’s Kirkpatrick Elementary to charter school operator KIPP Academy was put on hold Tuesday night.
The administration has outlined a series of steps in an effort to “support teachers.”
Volkswagen has formally recognized the United Auto Workers after a years-long effort by the union to organize at the Chattanooga plant. A note was distributed to its 1,500 hourly employees Monday afternoon.
TennCare hired Northrop Grumman to build a system that supposed to be done a year and a half ago and remains nowhere near complete.
The number of Tennesseans on Medicaid has shot up by 120,000 since the beginning of the year, according to newly released data from TennCare.