Blackburn Launches New Critical Race Theory Resource Page

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) Has Released A New Resource Page For Parents And Educators, Warning Of The Threat Critical Race Theory Poses To American Families And Suggesting Steps To Take To Fight Against It. “Critical Race Theory has no place in school curriculum. Parents and teachers alike are increasingly alarmed by the left’s push to indoctrinate our children with an ideology that causes more division and emotional harm. We must stand together against this latest radical attempt to rewrite American history,” said Senator Blackburn.

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TN Dept Of Education To Support Teacher Endorsements

The Tennessee Department Of Education Will Be Providing Support To Current Educators So They Can Receive Additional Teaching Endorsements. Teachers Will Be Able To Earn Endorsement In English As A Second Language, Special Education And Secondary Mathematics.

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Mental Health Trust Fund For Tennessee Students Advances

Legislation Aimed At Addressing The Mental Health Needs Of Tennessee’s K-12 Students Is Advancing Through House Committees. The Bill Has Found Support With Many Mental Health Advocacy Groups, Despite Opposition From Some Lawmakers.

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Many Tennessee Teachers Will Receive Stipends For Summer Training Programs

On Thursday, The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced Plans To Expand The Number Of $1,000 Stipends Available To Teachers Who Complete A Critical Summer Training Program. The Two-week Early Reading Training Teaches Educators How To Apply Phonics-Based Instruction In Their Classrooms.

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TN Pandemic Stress Support Line Adds Texting Capability

Tennessee’s Emotional Support Line For Pandemic Stress Is Adding A New Method For People To Reach Out For Help. The Free And Confidential Line Now Has The Capability To Offer Assistance Via Text Message.

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Tennessee Teacher Job Initiative Connects With More Than 2000 Educators

The Teacher Jobs Connection Is A Way For Educators To Be Connected With School Districts In The State. It Was Launched In May Of 2020 As A Way To Fill More Roles In Tennessee Schools.

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