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  • Free Reading Resources Now Available for All Tennessee Families of K-2 Children

    Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | 12:08pm

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced the free At-Home Decodable Book Series are now available to Tennessee families of kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade children to help our youngest learners become stronger readers. This launch is part of the family component of the state’s Reading 360 initiative to help boost strong reading skills amongst Tennessee students.

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  • Tennessee Celebrates School Nurse Day on May 12

    Monday, May 10, 2021 | 02:56pm

    Nashville, TN— In celebration of National School Nurse Day on Wednesday, May 12, the Tennessee Department of Education is recognizing Tennessee’s over 1,600 school nurses, who support the health and wellness of Tennessee schools and students every day and especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • TDOE Charter School Expansion Grants Awarded to 15 Applicants

    Friday, May 07, 2021 | 03:12pm

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that 15 applicants have been awarded subgrants under the Charter School Expansion Grant. These funds are intended to support sponsors throughout the planning, design, application, and potential launch of new charter schools in the state.

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  • TDOE Selects 176 Schools for New Trauma-Informed Schools Cohort

    Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 02:24pm

    Nashville, TN— Today, the Tennessee Department of Education is pleased to announce 176 schools were selected for the second cohort of trauma-informed schools in Tennessee. This new cohort more than doubles the original 73 schools from the first trauma-informed schools cohort which launched in 2018-19.

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  • TDOE Announces Stipends for More Tennessee Teachers for Summer Early Reading Training

    Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 11:27am

    Nashville, TN—Today, the Tennessee Department of Education announced that $1,000 stipends for completion of the two-week Early Reading Training will now be available to fifth grade classroom teachers, special education teachers and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers—in addition to kindergarten through 4th grade classroom, special education, and ESL teachers— expanding the number of teachers who are eligible to receive stipends for completing this critical reading training this summer.

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  • Tennessee Ranks in Top 10 Percentile for High-Quality Pre-K Programs

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 04:46pm

    Nashville, TN—Tennessee now meets nine of 10 standards for high-quality pre-K programs, which demonstrates progress over the last several years, according to the 2020 edition of The State of Preschool Yearbook by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers Graduate School of Education.

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  • TDOE and TSIN Launch Spring STE(A)M Resource Hub

    Wednesday, April 07, 2021 | 03:12pm

    Nashville, TN—This week, the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) announced the launch of the Spring STE(A)M Resource Hub, which provides weekly challenges and activities for families and students to explore sustainability efforts around a healthy and safe world, food, a clean earth, and industry innovation. Additionally, each week highlights a different national holiday connected to the week’s challenges and activities.

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