$2M in Perkins Reserve Grant Awards To Be Shared With 38 School Districts

On Wednesday, June 9, The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced The Perkins Reserve Grant. The $2 Million Dollar Grant Will Be Spread Out Over 38 School Districts In The State To Support Technical And Career Education.

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Tennessee Invests $30M To Prepare Students For Work

The Tennessee Department Of Education Is Spending $30 Million In COVID-19 Relief To Help 21 School Districts Create New Paths To Employment For Students Through Its Innovative High School Models Program.

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Tennessee Unveils Plan To Spend $4.2B In Federal COVID-19 Education Relief

Tennessee Is Set To Receive Nearly $4.2 Billion In Taxpayer-supported Federal COVID-19 Relief To Help Schools, And The TN Department Of Education Announced Wednesday How That Money Will Be Spent.

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Governor Lee Announces Schools To Receive Civics Education Grants

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee And The Department Of Education Announced That 59 Schools In The State Will Be Receiving Governor’s Civics Seal Grants. These Funds Are Being Awarded In Order To Help Schools Implement Civics Education Programs To Prepare Students For Post-secondary Life.

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Governor Lee Has ‘High Expectations’ For Education Funding In Tennessee

On Monday, Governor Bill Lee Let The State Of Tennessee Know About His High Expectations For Federal Education Funding. Lee, Commissioner Penny Schwinn, And Members Of The General Assembly Have Asked For School Districts Across The State To Put This Funding Toward Student Achievement.

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Lee Says Tennessee Doesn’t Need Its Share Of American Rescue Plan Funding

Tennessee Is Set To Receive A Combined $35 Billion In Different Forms Of Relief From The $1.9 Trillion Federal Stimulus Package Signed By President Joe Biden, But Gov. Bill Lee Said The State Doesn’t Need The Money.

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Tennessee Government Spends Average Of $9,619 Per Public School Student

School-level Data Reporting On Per-student Spending Is Available To The Public This Week For The First Time Showing That State And Local Governments In Tennessee Spend On Average A Little More Than $9,600 For Each Student In Public School.

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