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Tennessee addresses delays with summer P-EBT payments

Tennessee teacher vaccinations for COVID-19 open statewide next week

Will holding back struggling third-grade readers improve literacy? Tennessee’s governor thinks so, but others aren’t sure.

Summer school and tutoring proposals expected as Tennessee tries to help students catch up

Tennessee unveils $100 million plan to help its youngest students read better

Tennessee moves up teachers on priority list to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Proposal to revamp Tennessee reading instruction halted amid economic crisis and legislative power struggle

Tennessee seeks to salvage literacy initiative during budget crisis — and use coronavirus relief money to pay for it

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First 8 hires new leader to oversee early childhood education efforts in Memphis

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Here are the people who will shape Shelby County’s unprecedented collaboration on early childhood

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Under one umbrella: Memphis coordinates preschool funding and evaluation to boost quality

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Porter-Leath announces partnership with University of Memphis as part of major early childhood expansion

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Pre-K benefits faded in Tennessee — but not for the reasons you think, says new study

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Funding approval will save 1,000 pre-K seats in Memphis

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Is Tennessee moving its weakest teachers to early, non-tested grades? New research says yes.

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Pre-K money could be diverted to other needs under Tennessee lawmaker’s bill

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New pre-K report gives Memphis bronze medal, Nashville gold

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New early learning initiative brings Sesame Street lessons into Memphis classrooms

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Tennessee launched a pre-K pilot program aimed at boosting literacy. Here is what happened.

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Shelby County Commissioners recommend less aggressive pre-K funding plan

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Meet the new leader of Memphis’ emerging pre-K training program

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Shelby County Commissioners reveal tentative plan to fully fund pre-K for families who can’t afford it

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Tennessee continues funding for 900 free pre-K classrooms. How many will be in your district?

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Report says Tennessee’s pre-K program needs consistent monitoring and more rigor to get better

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Nonprofit charged with getting Memphis’ youngest students kindergarten-ready says city’s $6 million is just the start

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Memphis gets back into education game with vote to fund pre-K classrooms

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Memphis mayor endorses pre-K investments as City Council plans vote

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Will pre-K put the city of Memphis back in the education business?

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How a Memphis pre-K giant is changing the way early childhood educators are taught

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Memphis early education giant merges with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library affiliate

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Tennessee wants to boost third-grade literacy. Here’s why it’s looking to early childhood education as the answer.

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With clock ticking on federal pre-K grant, districts in Shelby County and Nashville explore next steps