To many Tennessee educators, the long-awaited test scores unfortunately confirmed their suspicions: every grade level and subject area saw a drop in performance compared to scores before the pandemic.
The Tennessee Department of Education put out proposed rules Monday on a new state law that limits teaching race in schools. It spells out how people can file complaints, and what enforcement of the vague law will actually look like.
Tennessee schools are getting even more pandemic relief money — and families have a chance to guide how it’s spent.
Jennifer Novo knows firsthand what the experiences are for many Latino students who choose to go to college. It isn’t just because she’s heard thousands of stories while working in higher education for the past two decades. It’s because she’s lived some of them.
Metro Nashville Public Schools will still require all students to have up-to-date immunizations this year, and the district is hosting three back-to-school vaccination events at local middle schools, despite the firing of one of the state’s top vaccine officials.
Aventura Community School wants to open a K-8 school in Southeast Nashville beginning in the fall of 2022. Its application had initially been denied.
Districts — including Murfreesboro City Schools, Rutherford County Schools, Wilson County Schools and, most recently, Metro Nashville Public Schools — have announced that face coverings will be optional for students and staff heading into the new school year.
To qualify for TSU’s scholarships of up to $10,000, transferring community college students have to demonstrate financial need and be fully accepted into the university, which means having at least a 2.5 grade-point average.
Nashville State Community College is trying to enroll more residents into its degree and tech programs ahead of the next school year, while hoping more students will utilize its GRAD program to take advantage of the extra financial and academic support after the pandemic.
Martin Methodist College in Pulaski is now officially part of the University of Tennessee system. Starting today, it’s known as UT Southern. One challenge has been finding a way to blend the school colors of red and highlighter orange.