Hamilton County Schools Close for COVID; Standardized Test Scores Released

Hamilton County Schools Will Be Closed On Tuesday And Wednesday Of Next Week, In Response To “Upward Trend” In COVID-19 Cases, Announced Soon After The Interim Superintendent Revealed The District’s Standardized Test Scores.

Read more

Remote Learning Options Return As Schools Close In Response To COVID

Several Schools Across Tennessee Have Begun Shutting Down Citing A “Strong Surge In COVID Cases And Quarantines Among Teachers And Staff” And They Have Been Alerted That Remote Learning Is An Option On A Conditional Basis.

Read more

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.

Read more

School District Leaders Plead With Legislators To Reinstate Temporary Remote Learning Options

Leaders From Williamson County Schools And Franklin Special School District Are Asking Legislators To Reinstate Virtual Learning Options For Schools That They Believe Need To Be Closed Temporarily Due To The Current Spike In COVID-19 Cases.

Read more

House Speaker Threatens Legislation Against School Closures And Masks

House Speaker Cameron Sexton Announced That He Will Call For A Special Session Of The State Legislature If School Districts Close Their Doors Or Force Mask Wearing During The Latest Wave Of COVID-19. Sexton Says He Will Push Legislation That Would Pave The Way…

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more