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After Quad-State Tornado, Tennessee teachers comfort students and each other  

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Memphis students challenge the politics of mourning as cultures clash

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.

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Young Dolph’s killing is traumatic for Memphis kids, says school psychologist

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.

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‘Mask whiplash’ hits Tennessee students adjusting to conflicting mandate orders

Tennessee: We want to hear about your quarantine experiences this school year

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Tennessee should prioritize funding more school nurses and counselors, says key panel

Frayser charter network removes most officers from schools; Memphis district focuses on other disciplinary strategies

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I founded Magic Dads mentor program because gun violence is traumatizing Memphis students

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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Flush with cash, Tennessee makes modest recurring education investments in newly approved budget

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Tennessee’s governor has a novel idea to fund more student mental health services. Will it pay off?

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Governor renews proposal for $250 million mental health trust fund for Tennessee students

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This Tennessee superintendent leads with ‘resilient’ students and schools in mind

Tennessee teachers could seek to remove unruly students under bill approved by legislature

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Tennessee discipline bill raises concerns about potential bias against Black or disabled students

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

Tennessee lawmakers want answers from Schwinn after fallout over plan to conduct child ‘well-being checks’

Schwinn’s former chief of schools sues Tennessee for $1.5 million over firing

First lady Melania Trump talks with Tennessee governor about protecting the health and well-being of children

Chief of Tennessee’s student mental health initiative demoted for verbally abusing employees

Tennessee’s nearly 1 million students will learn less because of coronavirus school closures. Here’s what that could mean.

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

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

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‘Whole child’ among Tennessee’s new priorities amid concerns about student mental health

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‘Be more than a teacher’: Memphis students share how they think school staff can help them cope with trauma

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Here’s the No. 1 concern that Tennessee’s new education chief heard during her statewide listening tour

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