Warren Mackey extends invitation for commission to meet with school board—Nooga

PEF receives $117K grant for leadership development—Nooga

Andy Berke criticizes "dismal" scores of for-profit virtual school—Times Free Press

Rabbi begs off his turn to pray at Hamilton County meeting—WATE

Sen. Lamar Alexander warns Tennessee GOP to keep an open door—Tennessean

Tennessee Republicans leave convention with momentum, optimism—News Sentinel

Mitt Romney promises to "restore" U.S.—Wall Street Journal

Gov. Bill Haslam's dispatches from Tampa—TN Report

Emotional ties to Barack Obama may be central to election—NY Times

At convention, lines blur for party, super PACs—NY Times

Race moves to battleground states—Wall Street Journal

Clint Eastwood goes unscripted—Washington Post

RNC 2012: Eight takeaways—Politico