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  • Over 2,000 Educators Connected to School Districts Through TN Teacher Jobs Connection

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | 03:51pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that over 2,000 educators have been connected with school districts across the state through the TN Teacher Jobs Connection. Since May, this initiative has connected job-seeking individuals from 42 states and seven different countries with opportunities in Tennessee’s schools and districts.

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  • TDOE Hosts Celebration for National School Breakfast Week

    Wednesday, March 03, 2021 | 03:17pm

    Nashville, TN—In celebration of National School Breakfast Week next week, March 8-12, the Tennessee Department of Education is partnering with the USDA Southeast Regional Office (SERO) to host TN Breakfast Bites to promote healthy eating during breakfast. Tennesseans of all ages are invited to join districts and schools across the state and enjoy berries for breakfast throughout the week to promote healthy eating using easily accessible produce.

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  • TDOE Announces 18 Schools Selected for Teaching All Students Initiative Through $5.5M State Personnel Development Grant

    Friday, February 26, 2021 | 10:12am

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced the 18 schools selected to participate in the first cohort of the Teaching All Students (TAS) Initiative to serve students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Through a five-year, $5.5 million State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG), the first cohort of this initiative will strengthen instructional practices in schools across the state to better support students with significant cognitive disabilities.

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  • Tennessee Awarded Nearly $7M in Grants for Computer Science Pathways and STEM Education

    Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 03:33pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced nearly $7 million in grants has been awarded to Tennessee to strengthen computer science pathways and STEM education and help more students be prepared for success after high school. With local, state, and national partners, Tennessee has been awarded the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) early phase grant for $4,000,000 and was one of only four states to be awarded the Out-of-School Time Career Pathway Program grant for $2,900,000.

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  • TDOE Announces 94 High Schools Earn the Tennessee Pathways Certification; Doubles Number of Career Pathways Statewide

    Tuesday, February 02, 2021 | 05:34pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced 159 pathways in 94 high schools and 51 districts have earned the Tennessee Pathways Certification for creating regional postsecondary opportunities. This more than doubles the number of Certified Pathways in Tennessee, bringing the total to 281 Certified Pathways in 136 high schools and 69 districts.

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  • TDOE Recognizes Five Exemplary ACCESS Districts

    Monday, January 25, 2021 | 01:28pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced five school districts- Chester County Schools, Houston County Schools, Lakeland School System, Marion County Schools, and Milan Special School District- have been selected as Tennessee Exemplary ACCESS Districts for their dedication to helping all students succeed. These districts have earned the Exemplary ACCESS designation by ensuring All Children are Challenged and Equipped for Success in School.

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  • Historic Session to Help K-12 Tennessee Students Comes to a Close

    Friday, January 22, 2021 | 01:27pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. McNally, Speaker Sexton and members of the General Assembly closed a historic special session to address learning loss and the negative effects on student proficiency in reading and math marked by time away from the classroom due to COVID-19.

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