Reflecting on the Alignment Nashville Experience

By John Lang, Opportunity NOW Intern Coming into this internship, I had no idea what to expect. I was worried that my six weeks spent at Alignment would be filled…

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Nashville Awarded National Grant for Community Achieves

May 25, 2018 – Metro Nashville Public Schools and its partners, Communities in Schools of Tennessee and Alignment Nashville announced today that together they represent one of 10 communities that…

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AN Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

Alignment Nashville is pleased to announce the appointment of eight new members to its Board of Directors, to serve three-year terms beginning on July 1, 2018. Joining the Board of…

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High School A-Team Launches New Literacy Pilot

Alignment Nashville’s High School A-Team, co-chaired by Angie Adams of PENCIL and Metro Nashville Public Schools Community Superintendent for the Southeast Quadrant Dr. Adrienne Battle, is seeking the support of…

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New Team Prepared to Focus On Student Health

“Students must be healthy in order to learn, but schools cannot be expected to solve children’s health issues alone,” said Melissa Jaggers, President & CEO of Alignment Nashville, “As a…

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Sharing love through the Nashville Hub

One of the most far-reaching initiatives supported by Alignment Nashville is the work of the Nashville Hub, a Ford Next Generation Learning Hub that provides support and professional development to communities across the country…

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Reflecting on Opportunity NOW

As the 2017 Opportunity NOW Summer Intern Program closes, the team at Alignment Nashville bid a fond farewell to our first Opportunity NOW Intern, Alice. Alice has proven to be an extraordinarily…

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What’s Next for the Academies?

A reflection by Robert Robinson, Associate Director: Last week, Metro Nashville Public Schools staff and community and business partners gathered together to develop a plan to take the Academies of…

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Meet Alice from Opportunity NOW

Today is the first day on the job for hundreds of Nashville youth who are engaging in valuable summer work experience through the Opportunity NOW youth employment initiative.  Through the…

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Nashville Teacher Housing Website Launch

Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has partnered with Metro Nashville Public Schools and Alignment Nashville on an initiative to connect teachers to more affordable housing opportunities in Davidson County.…

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