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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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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Hamilton County Schools Launch Virtual Math Proficiency Program

Hamilton County Schools Recently Announced The Creation Of ‘Math Matters’, An Initiative Meant To Engage Students In Math Through A Combination Of Game Play And Traditional Lessons.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break March 31, 2021

1) Small Businesses Finally Get Justice
2) Lee Acknowledges Mental Health Damage Caused By Government School Handling of Covid
3) TN Guardsmen Return Home
4) Voting Laws Changing
5) Hamilton County Schools Look for Ways to Resolve Failure to Teach Children Basic Literacy
6) Kids Learn Football Basics from Professional Athletes

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Governor Lee Reintroduces Mental Health Trust Fund Proposal

Governor Bill Lee Presented A Renewed $250 Million Proposal On Monday That Would Provide Mental Health Services For K-12 Students In Tennessee. This Push Comes As Concern Over Mental Health Has Increased Throughout The COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Home-Schooling More Than Doubled In 2020, Higher In Some Regions

Faced With Ongoing State Lockdowns And Changing School Restrictions Last Year, Frustrated Parents Increasingly Pulled Their Children Out Of Public Schools Nationwide And Found Other Educational Options For Their Children, One Of Which Was Home-Schooling.

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The Tennessee Conservative News Break March 26, 2021

1)Senate Committee Rolls Religious Exemption Bill One Week
2) Conservative TN Rep Griffey Stripped of Committee Assignments By House Speaker Sexton
3) Bill Granting TN School Boards Sole Authority To Close Schools Headed To Gov. Lee
4) Tennessee Senate Passes Bill To Level Playing Field For Small Businesses
5) Biden Sets New Vaccine Target, Faces Questions On Border Crisis, Senate Filibuster
6) Former Senator Bill Brock of Chattanooga Passed Away On Thursday

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Rural Tennessee Students Left With Few Educational Options

Rural Tennessee Students Have Fewer Educational Opportunities Available To Them Than Urban Students. Only A Handful Of Tennessee’s Rural Counties Have Private Schools, And None Have Any Charter Schools In Operation.

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COVID-19 And Hamilton County Schools: One Year Later

A Lot Can Happen In A Year. As Of Yesterday, March 16th, It Was One Year Exactly Since Hamilton County Schools Closed Its Doors And Transitioned To Remote Learning For What They Originally Thought Would Only Be Two Weeks Due To The Appearance Of COVID-19 In Tennessee.

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