Nashville Schools Go Back To Basics After Years Of Education Reform04:28
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Jennifer Burnell high-fives students as they leave her classroom at Fall-Hamilton Elementary School. (Chas Sisk/WPLN)
Jennifer Burnell high-fives students as they leave her classroom at Fall-Hamilton Elementary School. (Chas Sisk/WPLN)
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To many people, the past 15 years in public education have been a whirlwind of new tests, big initiatives and data sets.

Now schools in Nashville, Tennessee are leading a national effort to get back to one of the basics: building strong relationships. But how they're doing that has some social conservatives on edge.

Chas Sisk (@chassisk) from Here & Now contributor Nashville Public Radio reports.

This segment aired on December 27, 2016.

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