Education Reform Organization Says TN Should Do More To Prepare Students For Workforce

Economic Expansion In The Past Year Has Opened Up Many More Jobs In Tennessee, Bringing The Discussion Of College And Career Readiness To The Forefront Once Again. However, Some Question Whether Tennessee Graduates Will Actually Have The Skills And Qualifications Needed To Take On Those Jobs.

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Republicans & Dems Share Differing Views Of TN’s Plan To Revamp Education Funding

When Lee Presented the Plan To Revamp The BEP, He Said A New Funding Formula Would Be A More “Student-based Funding Strategy Than A System-Based Funding Strategy.” That Terminology Created A Red Flag For Some Lawmakers.

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New Learning And Career Development Options For Youth In State Custody

Tennessee Youth Placed Into The Custody Of The Tennessee Department Of Children’s Services For Delinquent Behavior Now Have New Options For Learning And Career Development To Prepare For A Successful Next Chapter In Life.

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Tennessee Offers Free Online Courses To Residents Who Lost Their Jobs Due To COVID

Tennessee Workers Displaced By The Economic Disruption Caused By COVID-19 Can Enroll In Free Online Classes To Advance Their Skill Set. Courses Are Designed To Prepare People With No Degree Or Technology Background For Entry-level Careers In High-growth Fields Such As IT Support, Project Management, UX Design, And Data Analytics.

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7 Hamilton County Elementary Schools Receive New eLabs

The Public Education Foundation Chattanooga Announced That The First Seven Hamilton County Schools (HCS) To Receive New elabs are All Elementary Schools.

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Mayors Make Plans For Spending COVID Relief Funds

County Mayor Coppinger Says The Funds Will Be Used To Help Offset The Costs Of COVID Response. Chattanooga Mayor Berke Has His Own Ideas But Ultimately, It Will Be Left To The New Mayor. Candidates White And Kelly have Very Different Ideas For Relief Fund’s Usage.

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Council Unveils 2022 Chattanooga City Budget Recommendations

The Chattanooga City Council Has Presented Their Recommendations For The Focus Of 2022 City Budgeting. Some Of The Main Action Items For Almost Every District Included Road Maintenance, Speed Calming Efforts, Litter Pickup, Homelessness, Business Recruitment, More Jobs, Workforce Development, And Equity.

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