Nashville announced its move to the next phase of its vaccine rollout today. Phase 1b includes teachers and child care workers, just as districts like Metro Nashville Public Schools return to in-person learning for the first time in nearly a year.
Educators didn’t have much choice about whether to go back to in-person class when Middle Tennessee schools resumed this fall, leading dozens of them to decide to quit instead.
Listen / School officials in Metro Nashville have temporarily barred teachers from using online crowdfunding sites where they can ask donors to fund classroom projects. Now, some teachers are worried they’ll have to spend more of their own money on classroom necessities.