Keep Nashville runoff election focused on what counts

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The next mayor will be elected before the Metro school board selects a new superintendent. The mayor and superintendent should be partners who continue to work on building academic achievement gains and address the challenges of a growing, urban school system like Nashville with its unique sets of problems, such as a primarily low-income student body. Of Nashville’s $1.89 billion budget, 41 percent goes for the school system.

This individual can learn from the efforts of Project RESET to bring all stakeholders to the table to have the hard conversations and move the needle on educational gains.

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