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Nashville Public Television periodically hosts town hall style conversations on the issues facing Middle Tennessee communities. Host LaTonya Turner moderates the discussion between experts and residents of the region.

Opioids: NPT Reports Town Hall

SEPT 13, 2018

Youth & Violence

A community forum about a public health crisis concerning Middle Tennessee’s young people.

Apr 19, 2018

Transit Vote

A public forum about a proposed transit plan for Nashville ahead of the May 1, 2018, vote.

Sept 29, 2017

School Discipline

Metro Nashville Public Schools has one of the highest student suspension rates in Tennessee and disproportionately high suspension rates for children of color.

Feb 23, 2017


The secret’s out that Nashville is a great place to live and work. But with 80 people a day moving here, our city is facing tough decisions around many issues, including housing.

Apr 14, 2016


As officials strategize on how to improve mobility, we wanted to hear from people in our area about their challenges and hopes.

Oct 29, 2015

School Choice

NPT invites a cross-section of the community for an open and frank discussion about public education and school choice.

Feb 14, 2014


We hear from parents, students, teachers, administrators and school business partners about Nashville's Academy Program, school choice, standardized testing and other issues.

Feb 29, 2012

Teacher Town Hall

100 local public teachers – pre-K, elementary, middle and high school share their perspectives and experiences on the multitude of factors that impact high school graduation rates.