Metro Ideas Project

Could Student-Based Budgeting Be a Smarter Way to Fund Chattanooga Schools?

A new Chattanooga nonprofit, the Metro Ideas Project, hopes to bring big changes to our city’s education system. The Metro Ideas Project is a research team made up of academics, policy-makers, and journalists who are focused on making midsize cities like Chattanooga work better for their citizens. First, they’re trying to get a more efficient budgeting system in place in Hamilton County Schools: student-based budgeting. WUTC’s Jake Freeman reports on a recent meeting where Nashville experts...
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'Brexit' Mixtape: Send Us Yours

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All Things Considered is thinking about British songs that reflect people's sentiments in the U.K. We picked some; if you can think of better songs to explain Brexit, tweet us @npratc #BrexitMix.

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Barbershop: 'Brexit' And The U.S.

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A group of attackers detonated a car bomb and then stormed a hotel in the heart of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, taking hostages. Security forces say they have now taken control of the scene.

There are conflicting reports about the incident's death toll — the Somali government says in a tweet that 12 people were killed and 20 injured. Reuters reports that at least 15 people were killed and an unspecified number were injured, including hotel guards, civilians and militants.

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