As tutoring and mentorship programs go remote during this pandemic, one 11-year-old is trying to provide more mentors to kids who need them. Daisy Hampton lives in New York, but her mission is reaching dozens of kids in the Mid-South.
“Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from the classroom has had on Tennessee’s students, my Administration will work with the General Assembly to bring forward a solution for this school year that alleviates any burdens associated with educator evalua
Middle Tennessee State University plans to hold modified, in-person fall commencement ceremonies for 2020 graduates on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Floyd Stadium if weather allows, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced Thursday.
County Mayor Lee Harris and leaders of local museums and galleries announce the 901 student passport program. This program will allow school-age children and their parents the opportunity to visit eight historical and cultural sites for free.
Governor Bill Lee’s controversial “school voucher program” suffered another blow Tuesday when the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that the Education Savings Account Act is unconstitutional.
Some Rhodes College graduates opposed Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination and started a Facebook group to discuss their concerns about her nomination. The president of Rhodes College has since responded to the disapproving alumni.
Girls on the Run is an after-school program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade. The program, which focuses on their social and emotional development skills, has had to go virtual because of the ongoing pandemic.
Educators and lawmakers from across the state are criticizing the Tennessee Department of Education for data it released, showing Tennessee students were experiencing a “significant” learning loss due to schools being closed from COVID-19.
Three Arkansas State University students stood outside the Administration Building to protest for all classes to have an online option. The students are part of the “Students for an Online Option” group, which has around 40 members. They have also created an online petition that has over 130 signa
Ray shared a video explaining the decision on Twitter, saying despite collaborative efforts in the district and locally to reduce the spread of COVID-19, there is “still far too much uncertainty to move forward with athletic practices and competitions.”