Tennessee Students Still Falling Short As State Celebrates Literacy Progress

Education Officials Across Tennessee Are Celebrating Successes Made On Last Year’s State Assessments, But The State’s Students Still Are Not Quite Up To Par As More Than 25% Of Them Are Still Scoring Below Grade Levels In Some Areas.

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Senator Bo Watson Anticipates New Data Will Show In-Person Learning Led To Quicker Learning Loss Recovery

Tennessee State Senator Bo Watson Stressed The Importance Of In-Person Learning For Students At A Recent Friends Of Hixson Meeting. Watson Believes That School Districts That Prioritized Having Students In School Recovered Quicker.

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Teachers And State Education Department Continue To Address Student Literacy Crisis

Image Credit: Public Domain The Tennessee Conservative [By Jason Vaughn] – Educators continue to push through the student learning struggles

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State Agencies Make Pitches For Spending Billions In TN ARPA Money

Tennessee’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group Met With State Agency Heads Last Week Regarding Funding Requests Related To The Second Half Of $3.7 Billion In Federal American Rescue Plan Act Relief.

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TN Dept of Education Opens Registration For Reading 360 Virtual Summit

The Tennessee Department Of Education Made An Announcement About Registration For The Reading 360 Virtual Summit That Is Taking Place In September. The Department Also Announced The 92 School Districts That Are Participating In The Early Literacy Network.

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Department Of Education To Showcase Summer Learning Opportunities

On Tuesday, June 8, The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced A Tour To Showcase Summer Learning Opportunities. The Accelerating TN 2021 Tour Includes 50 School Districts And Will Last For Three Weeks.

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Thousands Of Tennessee Families, Teachers Benefit From Literacy Initiative

The Tennessee Department Of Education Said On Wednesday That They Have Been Able To Provide Reading Training, Support, And Resources To Thousands Of Families And Teachers Across The State In An Effort To Increase Literacy Rates In Students.

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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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Tennessee Department Of Education Now Provides Free Reading Resources To Families

The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced That They Will Now Be Able To Provide Free Reading Resources To Families Across The State. The At-Home Decodable Book Series Is Free To K-2 Families In Tennessee As A Tool To Strengthen The Reading Skills Of Young Learners.

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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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