VOL. 39 | NO. 41 | Friday, October 09, 2015
Mary-Michael and Joe Horowitz know their son Armour, 5, can handle the academics of kindergarten. But instead of pushing him through to meet state age cutoff standards, they decided to delay his start until next year when he is older and emotionally ready.
Preston Abraham had always imagined he would go to Vanderbilt University after graduating from Goodpasture Christian School in the spring, but it’s not the only dream school in the running anymore.
At Nashville’s Akiva School, each graduating class creates a gift for the school and future students: framed artwork, a mosaic, a treehouse or a garden.
All tuition prices are for the 2015-2016 academic school year unless otherwise noted. Some tuition prices are subject to change. Some schools have additional fees, payment plans and other programs such as need-based financial aid, tuition breaks for siblings or for religion, or other types of aid. Please contact the individual schools for more information. Compiled by Hollie Deese.
VIEW FROM THE HILL
The ink wasn’t dry on standards for Metro Nashville’s local-hire charter amendment when new Mayor Megan Barry put the measure on hold – despite sizable support in the August election.
TRID is upon us. Long live TRID. With the time and money that the industry has invested in crowning this monarch now ruling the real estate closing, the hope is that she will hang around for a while.
Some team has to win the AFC South. League rules require it, even if no team truly deserves to go to the playoffs.
Please, coach. Just say the right thing. Please. Tennessee football coach Butch Jones lost another press conference Monday, two days after his team blew a 14-0 lead and lost to Arkansas 24-20 at Neyland Stadium.
The YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee has elected three new members for the 2015-2016 board term, including former Mayor Karl Dean.
BEHIND THE WHEEL
Buyers typically don’t associate Kia with luxury, but its 2016 top-level Sorento SX-Luxury model is so robust in its looks, pleasing in its ride and stocked with features that it feels like a luxury SUV.
Company culture can make or break a sales team.
The last time you applied for a job, you probably assumed your application and resume were the only things your future employer used to make a decision about whether or not to hire you.
For the guy who said “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” it’s over. Yogi Berra – catcher, coach, manager and quip-coining character extraordinaire – died Sept. 22 of natural causes. He was 90 years old.
MURFREESBORO (AP) — Rutherford County Chief Administrative Officer Joe Russell has been suspended for 10 days without pay after records showed he used his work email to conduct business unrelated to his job.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker, asserting top corporate officials had no knowledge of the cheating software installed in 11 million diesel cars.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of China's economic slowdown and its potential to derail U.S. growth and inflation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Signs that the Federal Reserve would keep interest rates low for several more months pushed stocks broadly higher on Thursday, adding to what has been a near eight-day rally. Energy stocks advanced with the price of oil.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More flights are arriving on time but consumer complaints about the airlines have risen sharply.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress into chaos.