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Students who were part of Tennessee pre-K program continue to trail peers who weren’t, study shows

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Tennessee lawmakers advance school voucher bill targeting remote education

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Tennessee bill would extend school vouchers to parents upset over mask mandates, virtual learning

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Does Tennessee’s education funding blueprint deliver on governor’s promises? Maybe, but ‘the devil’s in the details’

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5 education issues to watch as Tennessee lawmakers return this week

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Tennessee shortens how long schools can shift to remote learning from COVID

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Tennessee study: Blacks, males score lower in teacher observations

School vouchers case gets new hearing before Tennessee Supreme Court  

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Shelby County Democrats and Republicans won’t endorse school board candidates, despite new state law allowing it

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High school graduation rate dips for second straight year in Tennessee

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Tennessee nails down rules for disciplining teachers, withholding money from schools that teach banned concepts about racism

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

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Memphian among three finalists to become Tennessee’s first-ever school turnaround chief

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Tennessee governor signs law rolling back school mask mandates

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Shelby County requests emergency clarity on its authority to require masks

Tennessee governor extends his school mask opt-out order 

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Civil rights groups sue over Tennessee law aimed at transgender student athletes

Tennessee public schools may soon be barred from issuing masks mandates, except in extreme situations.

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Tennessee lawmakers all but ban mask mandates in public schools

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Proposal to turn school board races partisan clears Tennessee legislature

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School funding town hall: Memphians want more money for special education, high-poverty schools, counselors

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GOP lawmakers race to roll back COVID restrictions in Tennessee schools, businesses

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Indicted Tennessee senator steps aside, for now, as leader of key education committee

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TCAP results will change for 28 Tennessee districts after test materials arrive late

Tennessee lawmaker’s indictment raises questions about education panel leadership

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Tennessee lawmakers OK historic Ford incentive package, including new trade school

Tennessee lawmakers attempt to ban school mask mandates, again  

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Tennessee governor calls for review of state education funding formula

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Charter school appeals to go before new Tennessee commission for the first time

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As Ford Motor Co. plants a new industry in West Tennessee, schools will need to feed the workforce

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Tennessee governor to extend order letting parents opt out of school mask mandates

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Court rulings in Shelby and Knox counties against governor’s mask opt-out order appealed by Tennessee

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