Wilson County School Board Begs Community To “Find Civility”

The Special Meeting Was Called To Discuss COVID-19 Procedures And Protocols For The 2021-2022 School Year. (Members Of The Public Were Not Allowed To Speak.) With Lebanon Special School District Already Having To Close Due To COVID Cases And Staffing Issues, Many In Attendance Were Waiting To Hear If The Same Fate Awaited Wilson County Schools.

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Reports Shows Significantly More Women Than Men Left Workforce During Pandemic School Closures

Researchers Found That Women Primarily Left The Workforce (In Addition To Layoffs And Job Closures) To Help Educate Their Children When Schools Reverted To Virtual Learning And Children Were No Longer Physically At School.

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No Hybrid Learning For Tennessee Schools Next Year

Tennessee Public Schools Will No Longer Have The Option Of Providing Both In-person And Remote Instruction As Of Next School Year. Students Who Want To Continue With Virtual Instruction Will Have To Enroll In A Specific Virtual School Instead Of A Regular Public School Option.

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Keeping Hamilton County School Students Fed During COVID shutdowns

When The Coronavirus Found Its Way To Tennessee & Hamilton County Schools Made The Choice To Shut Down On-campus Learning, One Of The First Concerns For Many People Was ‘How Are The Children Going To Eat?’

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Hamilton County School Employees Receive COVID Vaccine; Johnson Calls For Extended Efforts To Close Learning Gaps

On Saturday, Many Hamilton County School Employees Received Their First Dose Of The COVID-19 Vaccine Due To The Recent Phase Update By The Hamilton County Health Department. Superintendent Johnson Calls On Teachers And Parents To Maximize Each School Day To Close As Many Learning Gaps As Possible.

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Hamilton County Schools Host Public Virtual Budget Meetings For 2021-22 School Year

Hamilton County Schools Is Hosting A Series Of Virtual Community Budget Meetings Throughout February With The Aim Of Granting Hamilton County Families, School Staff & Community Members The Opportunity To Share Feedback As The District Begins Crafting Their Proposed Budget For The 2021-2022 School Year.

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Hamilton County Schools Shift to 4 Day Per Week In-Person Learning For Grades K-8

Starting next week (February 8 – 12), Hamilton County Schools Will Be Adding Grades 6 Through 8 To The Updated Phase 2 Schedule Allowing Students To Be On Campus Four Days A Week.

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Public Schools’ Response To Pandemic Proof Parents Need More Options

Responses To The Pandemic Across The Country Exposed Weaknesses In All Aspects Of Society. But Arguably The Greatest Frailty Of Them All Could Be Seen In The Way That Our Public Schools Unraveled In The Past Year. Our Kids Are Suffering In So Many UnFathomable Ways. Americans deserve better, and choices for how we educate our kids with the tax dollars that we push forward to public education are vital. Not all kids are alike. My kids are no more important than yours. But our kids are all different and need customized solutions. The American public education system has been outdated, operates on an agrarian calendar and contributes significantly to our kids falling behind the world. If this moment isn’t the precise time to consider how we make education better, there won’t be another.

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