‘We have to do more,’ he says, but gun control isn’t on his list
Students, experts, and educators will discuss their ideas on how CRT debates and proposed book bans are affecting schools. Here’s our reading list.
2021 Teacher of the Year finalist Adrian Hampton reflects on how he teaches after losing a student to gun violence and facing grieving students and an eerily empty desk.
A school year already burdened by a pandemic adds another daunting disruption: rebuilding after the storm. And with the number of tornadoes increasing in parts of the country, it’s a disruption that educators are facing more frequently.
In the aftermath of a tragedy, the politics of mourning can be complicated for Black children as their grief traditions clash with a litany of rules.
Chalkbeat asked school psychologist Dr. Kay Streeter how teachers and parents should talk to their children about trauma and the gun violence epidemic in the wake of Young Dolph’s death.
Parents are taking different actions as a result of the conflict. Some even are pulling their children out of public schools.
As a special education teaching assistant, I know that everything children experience in their communities follows them through the schoolhouse doors.
In response to coronavirus pandemic, Tennessee governor slashes proposed school budget, retains vouchers
Gov. Bill Lee unveils a revised budget cutting most of the education initiatives he announced in February.
In his State of the State Address, Gov. Bill Lee vows to make Tennessee the best state in the nation to be a teacher.
Commissioner Penny Schwinn rolls out the state’s 5-year strategic plan for education.
‘Be more than a teacher’: Memphis students share how they think school staff can help them cope with trauma
Whitehaven High School kicked off a daylong career expo with a panel on student mental health.
Here’s the No. 1 concern that Tennessee’s new education chief heard during her statewide listening tour
Four months into her job, Penny Schwinn says one theme keeps emerging in her visits to classrooms and discussions with educators and stakeholders.
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