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Vander Hart

U.S. Students Make Unimpressive Showing on International Tests

Elizabeth BeShears, U.S. students scored below the international average in math and showed no improvement in reading and science on the most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) test. Every three years, 15-year-old students in countries across the world take the two-hour PISA test administered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Nashville Public Schools Expands Free-Dinner Program for Students

Elizabeth BeShears, The Metro Nashville Public Schools district announced it is expanding its after-school program to include dinner for students at 35 locations.   The Metro Nashville Public Schools district announced it is expanding its after-school program to include dinner for students at 35 locations. The district has been participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s