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Tennessee’s first summer learning camps yield improvements in reading and math, governor says

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Schwinn plans 10-day bus tour to spotlight summer learning happening across Tennessee

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Here’s how Tennessee plans to spend $491 million of federal stimulus funds on education

‘Third grade is too late’: Memphis to forge ahead with second grade reading retention policy this fall

Teacher feedback pushes Memphis superintendent to delay vote on $5.6 million literacy contract

Memphis school leaders are betting big on one consultant to change how students learn to read. Will it work?

Broadband, teacher pay, literacy are priorities in Tennessee governor’s proposed budget

Tennessee governor softens tone but still wants Memphis students in classrooms by mid-February

Tennessee strengthens third-grade retention requirements as legislature takes up flurry of education bills in special session

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

Tennessee governor unveils summer school and tutoring proposals, promises teacher pay hike

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

Teacher pay, school funding, mental health: Large districts look ahead to Tennessee legislative session

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

Tennessee governor calls for special legislative session focused on education

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Memphis schools already have one tool to deal with learning loss. What’s missing is funding.

As a third grade teacher, I saw the unfulfilled potential of Response to Intervention and Instruction programs.

Tennessee governor may call special legislative session focused on education during pandemic

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

Tennessee governor commits to preserving state funding for schools during budget crisis

Five education issues to watch for as Tennessee legislature resumes business this week

Haslams want to hire a thousand college students to tutor Tennessee children this summer

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In response to coronavirus pandemic, Tennessee governor slashes proposed school budget, retains vouchers

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Schwinn on the hot seat over Tennessee’s handling of textbooks and contracts

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Literacy bill on the move in Tennessee Legislature, minus the phrase ‘science of reading’

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Teacher pay, literacy, and mental health are priorities in Tennessee governor’s proposed budget

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What would this Memphis sixth-grade teacher do with a million dollars? Build a library, preschool, and community center.

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What Memphis can learn from Florida’s third-grade retention law as a similar policy goes into effect in 2021

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Memphis kindergarten students will be the first affected by a new retention policy in second grade. Here’s how it works.

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Memphis shows reading, math improvement on national test, but lags behind other urban districts

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Here’s what Memphis parents told us they want to know about early childhood and literacy – and why we want to hear from more of you

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Most test scores increase in Tennessee’s largest district; reading results down for youngest students

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