Gov. Bill Lee lauds extra $100 million for school safety, mental health, and more.
Governor’s proclamation and new House rules limit subjects and debate.
It’s official: Tennessee governor calls lawmakers back to address guns, mental health after Nashville school shooting
Safe firearm storage, school safety policies, and stalking offenses are also on the table
Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools is the state’s first to take Facebook, TikTok, and others to court.
“There is broad agreement that action is needed,” Lee said.
Tennessee legislature dismisses gun bills in rush to adjourn, defying protests after school shooting
“They are shrugging their shoulders at us,” said one Nashville mom, “but we are not going to stop.”
Governor calls for Tennessee law to keep guns from ‘dangerous people’ after Nashville school shooting
Lee: ‘Really difficult circumstances can bring about really positive outcomes.’
“If more guns in more places made us safer, we’d be the safest state on the planet, and we’re not,” a Nashville dad and gun-control advocate said.
Proposal to arm teachers is among delayed measures.
So-called red flag law is on the table.
State inspections found 527 unlocked doors so far this school year.
‘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.
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