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Not only will Tennessee now track the cases of COVID-19 in schools across the state, but it is expected to make the information public.

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Gov. Bill Lee has signed an executive order transferring an early education program for infants and toddlers with disabilities to a new state agency.

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Reversing course, Tennessee’s Department of Education says it aims to ensure its school vouchers won’t be taxable.

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The majority of Tennessee teachers say they would leave the profession if they could get a higher paying job, while an even higher percentage say their job isn't worth the daily stress and disappointment.

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Career and technical education programs in Tennessee schools are receiving a boost.

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Tennessee's education department is advising local school officials that it's not their role to determine whether students and their families are in the country legally or not under a new state law against sanctuary cities.

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The Tennessee Department of Education failed to provide adequate oversight while rolling out its problem-plagued student assessment test in the spring that resulted in widespread delays and outrage among lawmakers, according to an audit released Wednesday.

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The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that bans the spanking of disabled children at public schools.


A new plan released by the Tennessee Department of Education will make schools more accountable and give parents a better idea of how to evaluate their neighborhood schools.

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A recent report says fewer than two-thirds of the teachers in the state-run Achievement School District last year were considered "highly qualified."

According to the Tennessee State Report Card, just under 65 percent of ASD teachers last year were considered ‘highly qualified.’