Lawsuit Claims Hamilton County School Administrators Didn’t Protect Sexual Assault Victim

A Federal Lawsuit Claims A Chattanooga 7th Grader Was So Badly Harassed Following A Sexual Assault In A School Boiler Room That She Ended Up Having To Be Hospitalized Due To A Mental Breakdown.

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Legislators Set New Rules For Controversial Third Grade Retention Law

Tennessee’s Controversial Third-Grade Retention Law Had New Rules Go Into Effect This Week. Some Parents And Local School Boards Have Spoken Out Against The Law, Saying Retention Is A Local Matter And Should Be Based On More Factors Than One Test.

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Memphis-Shelby County School Board Approves Expansion Of Two Charter Schools

Two Charter Schools That Have Been At Odds With Memphis-Shelby County Schools Administrators Won Approval From The School Board For Their Requests To Expand.

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TN Dept Of Education Releases 2021-22 School District Report Card

On Monday, November 28th, The Tennessee Department Of Education Released  The 2021-22 State Report Card, An Online Tool Designed For Parents, Families And Education Stakeholders To Understand How Tennessee’s Districts And Schools Are Serving Students.

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State Representative Responds As School Districts Speak Out Against Third Grade Retention

School Districts Across The State Continue To Speak Out Against Tennessee’s Controversial New Third Grade Retention Law. In Response, The State’s Education Instruction Subcommittee Chair Says He Is Open To Revisiting The Law And Considering Modifications.

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Empowered Jefferson Organized To Advance Conservative Public Policy In Jefferson County, TN

Citizens Often Assume Nothing Can Be Done About Taxes, Zoning, Or Left-Leaning Ideology In Our Public Schools. Empowered Jefferson Tackles Issues Of Public Policy Head-On And Aims To Advise Others On How To Be More Active In Shaping It.

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Tennessee’s Department Of Education Looking For $350M Budget Increase

A Year After Receiving $1 Billion In Additional Funding For K-12 Education, Tennessee’s Department Of Education Is Asking For A $353.3 Million Increase In Its Budget Hearing With Gov. Bill Lee And The State’s Executive Budget Team.

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Hamilton County School Board Predicts 30% of Third-Graders At-Risk Of Retention

Hamilton County School’s District Officials Are Expecting At Least 30% Of Third Grade Students To Be In Danger Of Not Making It To The Fourth Grade.

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