Best of 2016 in Nashville Education: #2 Nashville School Board 


2a – Sharon Gentry, Anna Shepherd, JoAnn Brannon, Jill Speering, Elissa Kim, Tyese Hunter, Will Pinkston, Mary Pierce, Amy Frogge – The Nashville School Board that voted unanimously to hire director of schools Dr. Shawn Joseph.
After a failed attempt the year prior, the embattled school board retreated and returned unified and better than prepared to hire a director. So, in May 2016 an offer was made and accepted.
2b – Anna Shepherd, Jill Speering, Sharon Gentry, JoAnn Brannon, Christiane Buggs, Tyese Hunter, Will Pinkston, Mary Pierce, Amy Frogge – The Nashville School Board that stood by their hire in the face of harsh criticism and unrelenting media scrutiny after being on the job for less than three months. 

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Vesia Hawkins

Extremely passionate about education choices, fairness, and good football.

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