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SPECIAL REPORT: The Campaign for Justice in Metro Schools

April 5, 2012

Metro Nashville Public Schools superintendent Dr. Jesse Register has declared war on the hard-working families who are employed in Nashville’s public schools.

In 2010, Register laid off nearly 700 school custodians and groundskeepers to bring in a private contractor. By nearly all accounts, schools are dirtier than they’ve ever been and Register has yet to demonstrate any cost savings to taxpayers because of outsourcing.  But that was just Dr. Register’s first salvo on the people who make our schools run. Here are some highlights (and lowlights) from his attacks on the people who serve our children...