Coffee County Mom Pushes For Virtual Learners To Attend Homecoming Dance

A Middle Tennessee Mom Believes Her Freshman Daughter Is Being Treated Unfairly Because, As A Virtual Student, She Is Not Being Allowed To Attend Her High School’s Homecoming Dance.

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Schwinn Approves 8 Waivers Allowing Some Tennessee Schools To Shift To Remote Learning Temporarily

Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Has Granted Eight Of 14 Waiver Requests From Tennessee School Leaders Wanting To Switch Temporarily To Remote Learning Under A COVID Response Plan That Began This Week.

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Temporary Virtual Learning May Be Coming For Quarantined Hamilton County Students

With Over 600 Students Possibly Being Quarantined From Covid-19 Exposure In Hamilton County, There May Be Virtual Learning Options On The Way. During A Work Session On Monday, August 16, The District Said That Zoom Learning Would Be “Allowed But Not Required” For Students Who Are In Quarantine.

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Tennessee Approves 29 New Virtual Schools

The Tennessee Department Of Education Has Announced 29 New Virtual Schools That Will Be Open In The Upcoming 2021-22 School Year. The New Schools Will Bring The Total Of Online Schools In The State Up To 57. 

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Public School Enrollment Drop 3 Percent Nationally

The Number Of Students Attending Public Schools During The 2020-2021 Academic Year Fell By Roughly 3% Compared With The Previous Year. Home-Schooling More Than Doubled As Many Parents Pass On Virtual Learning During Pandemic.

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New Poll Confirms Widespread Support For School Choice

A Majority Of Voters Support School Choice, A New Poll From Echelon Insights Shows.

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More Tennessee Schools To Be Designated As ‘Trauma-Informed’

The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced That They Would Be Adding More Schools To The State’s Trauma-informed Schools Cohort. A Trauma-informed School In Tennessee Means The School Has Received Designation For Their Emphasis On Trauma-informed Strategies To Support Students.

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