NPEF convenes partners to develop Blueprint report

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2022

NPEF Launches New Teacherpreneur Program

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NPEF launches Teacherpreneur, a new program aimed to harness educator innovation to remove inequities and build schools where all students thrive by providing professional learning to help teachers design and refine solutions and pitch their ...

2021

NPEF Releases Documentary on Nashville’s Schools

NPEF Releases Documentary on Nashville’s Schools

NPEF produces “By Design: The Shaping of Nashville’s Public Schools,” an hour-long film examining historical moments of public schools in Nashville dating back to the 1800s intended to generate awareness and stimulate policy solutions for ...

NPEF Informs Teacher Pay Increase

NPEF commissions a study by national compensation experts, Education Resource Strategies (ERS) and provides strategic thought partnership on a teacher salary increase plan for Metro Nashville Public Schools teachers. This work helps inform Mayor John ...

2020

NPEF Addresses Needs Exacerbated by COVID-19

With the surge of the coronavirus pandemic and schools moving to virtual learning, NPEF partnered with Metro Nashville Public Schools and other community organizations to address the digital divide by providing technology and expanding wireless ...

2019

Thriving Schools Framework

Thriving Schools Framework

NPEF creates the research-based Thriving Schools Framework exploring the conditions necessary to create schools where all students thrive and explaining how the presence of these conditions leads to increased student performance and agency.

Nashville Goes To College Online Tool

Nashville Goes to College

Driven by recommendations from the Bridge to Completion reports, NPEF launches Nashville Goes to College, an online resource for students and families to help navigate the college-going process, specifically intended for first-generation college students.

NPEF Launches Revised Strategic Plan

NPEF creates a new strategic plan centered around the vision of what it would be like if every child in Nashville were thriving in our schools every day.

2018

NPEF Releases First Bridge to Completion Report

NPEF Releases First Bridge to Completion Report

NPEF partners with the Tennessee College Access and Success Network and Metro Nashville Public Schools to analyze college-going data for MNPS graduates in order to identify trends and barriers and make recommendations for change.

2017

NPEF convenes partners to develop Blueprint report

NPEF convenes partners to develop Blueprint report

NPEF facilitates a months-long series of meetings with key city leaders and stakeholders on the prioritization of early childhood education and recommendations for citywide action to produce the Blueprint for Early Childhood Success.

2015

Project RESET

Project RESET

Project RESET, an NPEF initiative to gather community feedback on education, helps the city set new data-driven priorities for the future of our public schools.

NPEF facilitates a months-long series of meetings with key city leaders and stakeholders on the prioritization of early childhood education and recommendations for citywide action to produce the Blueprint for Early Childhood Success.