TN Attorney General Sues Biden To Stop Men From Being Allowed In Women’s Sports

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, Leading A 20-State Coalition, Filed A Lawsuit In The Eastern District Of Tennessee Yesterday. The Complaint Seeks To Stop The Biden Administration From Enforcing New, Expansive, And Unlawful Interpretations Of Federal Antidiscrimination Laws.

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More School Choice Options Equals Higher State-Level Test Scores

As School Choice Bills Continue To Make Their Way Through State Legislatures, A Report On Student Achievement Published By The University Of Arkansas’s Department Of Education Reform Argues That The More Educational Options Are Afforded Parents, The Better Statewide Test Results Are.

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Tennessee Pushes Ahead With In-Person Testing, Remote Learners Included, During Pandemic

While At Least Six States Are Seeking To Cancel Student Testing This Spring As The Pandemic Grinds On, Tennessee Isn’t Wavering In Its Plan To Give Tests In-Person To Most Of Its Nearly 1 Million Students.

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Universities Distribute Additional HEERF II Funds To Eligible Students

On Jan 14, The U.S. Department Of Education Announced An Additional $21.2 Billion Is Available To Higher Education Institutions To Facilitate Learning During The Pandemic. UTC Received $9,513,779, Of Which $4,756,890 Was Available And Disbursed To Students Beginning Last Week.

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COVID Exposed The Flaws In Federalized Education

When COVID-19 shut down classrooms from coast to coast, few districts had contingency plans to plug the hole it put in our children’s learning skills and plans for the next year. This impacted many of their SAT scores, scholarships, college entrance requirements and exams. With no strategic plans during a shutdown, and generous union contracts, school teachers across the U.S. collected full time checks while sitting home. States require schools to include 180 days of classroom instruction and teaching programs. But this was ignored around America. Teachers got paid if they worked or not and many children played with friends instead of doing lessons in quarantine. The only students schooled as usual were by home schooling parents.

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State Appeals School-choice Program Ruling To Tennessee Supreme Court

State officials are asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to allow a school-choice program to move forward after being ruled unconstitutional by lower courts earlier this year.

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Tennessee Provides $700K In STEM Education Grants

Eighty-nine schools in more than 30 Tennessee school districts will receive a total of about $700,000 in grants to fund science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) programs, as well as career and technical education (CTE), the Tennessee Department of Education announced Monday.

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COVID-19 & Budget Cuts Focus Of TN Education Discussions

Teacher raises, vacant positions and funding for school districts with decreased enrollment this school year were some of the topics discussed Tuesday as the chiefs of Tennessee’s education agencies presented their proposed budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.

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